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Ghassan Abu Sittah: ‘This is what I saw in Gaza’ (Part 1) | Real Talk

“Where do you bury a little boy’s leg?” asked Dr Ghassan Abu Sittah, as he operated and tended to the wounded in Gaza for over 40 days under Israeli bombardment.

The faces, stories and images that unfolded before him provide a glimpse into the destruction and devastation on the ground, as Israel continues its war on the besieged enclave.

In this episode of Real Talk, the British-Palestinian surgeon shares his firsthand experiences about what he saw and sits down for a two-part interview with us at his house in London.

In part one, Dr Abu Sittah talks about Gaza’s ‘collapsed’ health sector, being forced to operate on patients without anaesthetics, as well as his account of the 17 October bombing of al-Ahli Hospital.

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