Mosul teen shot by sniper dreams of medical career

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Milan Yassi (second from right) had to have her leg amputated after being shot by an ISIL sniper. Photo: UNifeed

A teenage girl who lost her leg while fleeing from the Iraqi city of Mosul hopes to achieve her dream of becoming a doctor.

Milad Yassi, 16, had to have her left leg amputated after being shot by a sniper from the terrorist group ISIL, also known as Daesh.

Her family was among thousands of people who, until recently, were trapped in western Mosul.

Dianne Penn reports.

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