Ahmed's story

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AhmedName: Ahmed

Age: 9

From: Shate camp

Date of injury: 28 July

On the first day of Eid al-Fitr, Ahmed was playing in the street with his friends, taking turns on a swing. There was an attack resulting in 13 fatalities and 45 casualties. Family members ran into the street and found children covered with blood, some killed and some injured. Ahmad's father carried him to hospital. Ahmed sustained wounds to the head, his face, and both upper and both lower limbs. The surgical operation to remove fragments from his body took three hours and 38 sutures. At the time of interview, Ahmed was suffering from panic and shock from losing his friends.

Ahmed lost his good friend Mohamed. He said: "Mohamed was covered with blood".