A salesman paralysed after attack by robbers

Manama: An Indian man who was attacked by robbers sustained spinal injuries that has left him paralysed below the waist.

Afsal Mohammed, 30, sustained the injuries after a fall when he was pushed down a building by the robbers. He was walking down an alley in Manama Souq when the gang snatched his wallet and his mobile phone.

He chased the robbers to the second floor of a building in an attempt to retrieve his possessions, however, he was pushed down from the building.

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Salmaniya Medical Complex performed a surgery on him but was left paralyzed below the waist. Mohammed came to Bahrain a year ago to support his family in India.

 According to social workers, he will need financial help to return to his hometown in Kerala.

Source Credit: DT News

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