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Syrian tragedy plays out on Jordan’s streets

 

Syrian refugees in Jordan. PHOTO: BRENDA STO

Published: Al Monitor

Almost every hospital in Jordan has a ward where Syrians can receive free health care after being severely wounded in Syria.

AMMAN – At Al-Jazeera Hospital in Amman, Fatima, 10, cried when she talked about what happened to her right eye, which is covered in bandages. Tears mixed with blood ran down her cheeks and onto her pillow.

“Don’t cry, sweetheart. You are so beautiful. Look at your new nail polish. Isn’t it lovely?” the nurse said. Fatima wiped away her tears, while the nurse continued whispering words of comfort in her ear. Continue reading Syrian tragedy plays out on Jordan’s streets