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Palestinians face explosive bullets, dangerous gas bombs

Demonstrators suffer wounds of 'unusual severity' as Israeli forces introduce deadlier weapons in Gaza protests

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A demonstrator hurls back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border [Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters]

When he was hit by a bullet fired by Israeli forces during demonstrations in Gaza on April 6, Mohammed al-Zaieem lost so much blood, and his left leg was so deformed, he feared he wouldn’t survive.

His arteries, veins and a large piece of bone were destroyed. His right leg wasn’t spared either as the round created a massive exit wound and then hit it as well.

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By the time he was transferred to Istishari Arab Hospital in Ramallah after undergoing seven surgeries in Gaza, there was nothing doctors could do to save his left leg.

It had to be amputated, unbeknown to al-Zaieem, 22, who was unconscious at the time.

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