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‘Pick Me Up Daddy, Pick Me Up’ : 8 Years Old Cries After His Legs Blown Off in Barrel Bombs Strike in Idlib

Abdul Basit, the 8 years old boy who lost his both legs in Barrel Bombs Strike (Photo : Twitter)

Idlib, Syria : A horrifying moment of bombings aftermath were caught in camera as a child is taken to safety by his father after his legs were blown off at the knees in a barrel bomb strike in Syria.

The little boy, identified as Abdul Basit Taan Al-Satouf, eight, was caught up in the heavy bombing from the Syrian Air Force in Al- Habeet, Idlib.

According to reports he had lost his legs in the attack, which killed his mother and two sisters. The boy was placed down on the ground by his father, at the side of a truck.

The father can be seen holding his arms up and shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’, which means ‘God is great’.

Abdulbasit, clearly in extreme shock and pain, can be heard screaming ‘pick me up daddy, pick me up.’

The little boy, who is a refugee from Allatamneh, near Hama city, was taken to hospital and is said to be in serious condition.

His mother and sister died right after the strike and his other sister is believed to have succumbed in hospital while undergoing treatment.

According to latest reports, the boy has been shifted to Turkey for better treatments, the Turkish authorities gave a statement that Abdul Basit is recovering well  and is under observation.

The Idlib town is a key target for Syrian government forces, who had been advancing towards from the south.

But they have yet to enter Al-Bab, instead focused on clearing IS-held territory in the surrounding countryside in recent days.

More than 310,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011 with anti-government protests.

The war has displaced over half the country’s population and drawn in rebels and international militaries.

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