SOS from Iraq: MSF_BW_05-01

In August of 2004, he was caught in crossfire in a village near Basra in Southern Iraq when a firefight between British forces and the Mahdi army, a Shiia militia, broke out. The bullet shattered his bones. Metal rods and screws now prevent his leg from falling apart. For three long years in Iraq, Mohamad was unable to receive proper treatment which would enable him to walk again.

In August of 2004, he was caught in crossfire in a village near Basra in Southern Iraq when a firefight between British forces and the Mahdi army, a Shiia militia, broke out. The bullet shattered his bones. Metal rods and screws now prevent his leg from falling apart. For three long years in Iraq, Mohamad was unable to receive proper treatment which would enable him to walk again.