KUWAITI RELIEF TEAM CONDUCTS 62 SURGERIES ON SYRIAN REFUGEES IN TURKEY

By Redha Sardar

HATAY, Turkey, Nov 18 (NNN-KUNA) – Kuwait’s Shifa humanitarian team, has conducted 62 surgeries for Syrian refugees, in the southern city of Hatay, close to the Syrian borders, this week.

The team concluded its mission Tuesday, after conducting 62 surgeries for Syrian refugees, Dr. Talal Al-Fadhalah, team coordinator, told KUNA.

He added that, the team carried out five surgical operations, mostly plastic surgeries, and 14 surgical interventions for Syrian patients today.

The team conducted 12 and 10 surgeries on Monday and Sunday respectively.

The wounds were caused by shrapnel, severe burns and complete disfigured eye lids, ears, lips and necks, said Al-Fadhalah.

Shifa humanitarian team, sponsored by Kuwait’s Zakat (alms) House, carried out its mission in cooperation with doctors from the LEAP Global Missions and Interplast-Germany.– NNN-KUNA