Playing football brings hope to amputees in Gaza

A rehabilitation centre in Gaza has created 'Heroes FC', a team formed from the many amputees from Israel's wars on Gaza and the recent violent response to protests along the border fence.


    As international football teams compete to qualify for the World Cup in Russia, a rehabilitation centre is helping some amputees in the occupied Palestinian territory Gaza play sport like everyone else. Hundreds of Palestinians lost their legs in wars and protests against Israel, but the initiative is helping the disabled live a more normal life and get back into the game.

    Al Jazeera's Imran khan reports from Gaza.


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