Gaza demo aftermath worse than war: Surgeon

“That was worse than war,” said Dr Subhi Skaik, on the telephone from Gaza. Until late Monday night, the 62-year-old surgeon had been helping to treat the approximately 500 injured admitted to Shifa – Gaza‘s largest hospital.

Dr Skaik does not lack the experience to make such comparisons.Until retiring two years ago, he headed the surgical department there, often in wartime. On Monday he went back to help.

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