Ali Abbas - In His Own Words

Hugh Sykes talks to Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who came to prominence in the British media in 2003 after suffering severe burns, the loss of his arms and 16 members of his family following a US army rocket attack. He tells Hugh about the terrible night of the attack, his stay in a Kuwaiti hospital and his life now, split between Britain and Iraq.

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20081229Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost his arms and 16 members of his family, tells his story.

Hugh Sykes talks to Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who came to prominence in the British media in 2003 after suffering severe burns, the loss of his arms and 16 members of his family following a US army rocket attack. He tells Hugh about the terrible night of the attack, his stay in a Kuwaiti hospital and his life now, split between Britain and Iraq.

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Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost his arms and 16 members of his family, tells his story.

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Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost his arms and 16 members of his family, tells his story.

20090104
20090104Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost his arms and 16 members of his family, tells his story.

Hugh Sykes talks to Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who came to prominence in the British media in 2003 after suffering severe burns, the loss of his arms and 16 members of his family following a US army rocket attack. He tells Hugh about the terrible night of the attack, his stay in a Kuwaiti hospital and his life now, split between Britain and Iraq.

Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost his arms and 16 members of his family, tells his story.