Child war victim inspires appeal.
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|Fri, 04-11-2003 - 10:05am|
>"British amputees have helped launch an emergency fund in aid of children maimed in the Iraq war, named after a young boy who lost both arms in a missile attack.
Twelve-year-old Ali Ismail Abbas suffered 60% burns in the attack which destroyed his Baghdad home and killed his family.
The Ali Fund launched on Thursday aims to raise money for both Ali and other injured children and adults in Iraq.
It is a joint venture by the Limbless Association and shadow international development secretary Caroline Spelman."< (More see link)