Abdulrahman | Head On Photo Festival


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Kate Geraghty

Athba, Iraq. 27th June, 2017. Abdulrahman Abdulaaly aged 18 with burns to 60% of his body lies in the ICU at Athba Field Hospital, 15km from the front lines in West Mosul. Abdulrahman did not know if he was hit by an airstrike or by a suicide bomber. With his mother by his side, he succumbed to his injuries on 1st of July, four days after this photo was taken. He is one of three sons, all of who have died in seperate violent incidents since Islamic State took over Mosul in 2014. 

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