Burns of wounded are strange, not cured

The burns of the injured as a result of the weapons used by the Turkish occupation against civilians are not cured, and the medical staff in Qamişlo hospitals makes clear their urgent need for the medical expertise and medical equipment. Furthermore, the injured affirm that the Turkish occupation targeted their convoy despite that everyone realizes that they are civilians.

Malek Saad Ma'ash, from Tel Koçer town in Girkê Legê district of al-Jazeera region, was among the convoy that went to Serêkaniyê city on October 13, as their convoy was bombed by the Turkish occupation army which resulted in martyring 12 civilians, including the two journalists Saad Ahmed and Mohammed Resho in addition to wounding more than 75 others, including seven journalists.

Malek Saad Ma'ash is now receiving the medical treatment in a hospital in Qamishlo, his face and his hands have been severely burned.

Malek Saad Ma'ash confirmed that hundreds of civilians joined the convoy, and they went to support the resistance of Serêkaniyê, and upon their arrival, they were bombed, then the residents rushed within the neighborhoods to protect themselves. He added: "I think all those with whom I was got hurt badly because the shell landed in the middle."

Malek Saad Ma'ash's face and hands were burned, in addition to being wounded by dozens of shrapnel; however, the medical staff at Qamişlo hospitals say they do not understand the cause of these strange burns, or even how to treat them.

I have never seen such cases

The anesthetic Ibrahim Ibrahim who works in a hospital in Qamişlo city and where the young man Malek Saad is receiving the treatment noted that the cases received were so strange and had never been seen before. He added: "I work as an anesthetic since 1984 till today, and we did not receive such a case, like the case of the young man Malek."

Ibrahim pointed out: "They are dealing with this case as cases of burns, but the drugs did not come with any result, and the wounds as they are for more than a week, and the patient does not recover."

Ibrahim stressed their need for medical expertise and medical equipment in order to be able to treat such rare cases.


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