Disabilities in Syria: A "Hidden" Crisis


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(Deutsche Welle) The al-Hassan family have been victims of Russian-launched cluster bombs twice in Syria now, both times with horrific consequences.

The first time, Abd al-Hadi Miteb al-Hassan told DW, his father was killed during an aerial attack on a camp for displaced people in opposition-controlled Idlib. The family is originally from countryside near the central Syrian city of Hama but moved to the opposition-held north during the civil war. The second time, al-Hassan's two little sisters were playing just outside the camp when the remnants of a cluster bomb exploded.

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Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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