Injured Syrians seek medical help in Jordan

One in 20 Syrian refugees suffers from injuries, with around 80 percent sustained as a direct result of civil war.

    Thousands of Syrian refugees are being treated in neighbouring countries for injuries received in the ongoing civil war.

    One in twenty refugees suffers from injuries, with around eighty percent sustained as a direct result of the war.

    According to a recent survey, bombings, gunshots, shrapnel and living in homes damaged by the war were the main reasons for the injuries.

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Amman, Jordan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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