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Students Run Mobile Amputee Clinic in Syria

In what looks like an ordinary white truck, two men are helping victims who have lost limbs in the conflict in Syria to walk, play, and even herd sheep again. In the past four years, the two technicians have made and fitted about 5,000 prosthetic limbs for an estimated 2,500 people. Their mobile clinic has been running for about six months, and has gone some way to improve access. The five-year war between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and insurgents has killed at least...

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