In January 1999, a U.S. cruise missile smashed into a Basra neighborhood in southern Iraq killing 6-year old Haider and spraying his brother, Mostafa, with shrapnel.
Mostafa, who still has over 130 pieces of shrapnel in his body had some of his fingers amputated and much of his liver removed. He has recently arrived in the U.S. with his mother, Umm Haider, for much-needed medical care.
- Umm Haider, 6-yr-old son died in U.S. bombing.
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