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In Afghanistan, child amputees struggle to adapt to new life

By: William HILDERBRANDT Follow | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Sonia BARITELLO
1 min

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump cancelled secret peace talks with the Taliban. In the meantime, violence continues in Afghanistan, with children often caught in the crosshairs, whether in US air strikes or extremist attacks. In 2018, ten children from an Afghan family picked up unexploded mortar bomb. Three of them were killed and the remaining seven lost at least one limb each. One year on, the survivors are struggling to adapt to their new reality.


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