Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Doctor Says He's Recovering after Being Shot in Legs during Gaza Protest

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Doctor Says He's Recovering after Being Shot in Legs during Gaza Protest

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Canadian doctor shot during Gaza protest

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GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territory - A Canadian doctor says he is recovering after being shot while helping tend to wounded protesters in Gaza on Monday.

Tarek Loubani is an emergency physician at the London Health Sciences Centre in Ontario and at Shifa Hospital in Gaza, and is also a member of a team testing 3D-printed tourniquets in Gaza.

Loubani says in a blog post that most paramedics in his team wore fluorescent high visibility jackets and he was wearing a hospital green top and bottom so he could be identified as medical staff.

He says several members of the medical team were wounded and he suffered a moderate injury to his left leg and a minor one to his right leg.

Loubani says he was taken to hospital, stabilized and discharged after X-rays showed no bone injury. …

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