Thursday, October 6th | 12 Tishri 5783

May 9, 2015 9:44 pm

Four-Year-Old Gazan Girl Gets Leg Replacement in Israel

avatar by News Editor

The Barzilai Medical Center. Photo: Wikipedia.

Yaara from Gaza was transferred to Israel for medical treatment after she was injured in a car accident in the strip. Three months later she has managed to surprise hospital staff at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon by starting to walk just a few days after she was given a prosthetic leg.

Now released from the hospital, Yaara can walk and even learned Hebrew during her time in the Israeli hospital. Back in Gaza, Yaara was reunited with her parents for the first time since she left to get treatment in Israel.

Read full story at Ynet.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.