Landmine explosion in Benghazi’s Sabri amputates a boy’s legs

Benghazi’s Al-Sabri has been turned into crumbling ruins due to Haftar’s air strikes (Photo: Archive)

An explosion of a landmine in Sabir neighbourhood in Benghazi – eastern Libya – has amputated the two legs of a 14-year-old boy.

The head of the media office at Al-Jalaa Accidents Hospital in Benghazi, Fadiya Al-Barghathi, the amputation was decided after seeing the terrible injury the boy was suffering from.

The boy stepped on a landmine when he was playing football in Sabri after his family returned to the neighbourhood recently.

According to the hospital, the boy is stable.

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