Pakistani teen Ali Shah was on his way to school when he lost half of his right hand and his left leg after stepping on an IED — the Taliban's weapon of choice in its decade long insurgency. Nearly a year on, he is set to receive a new leg at the Pakistan Institute of Prosthetic and Orthotic Sciences in Peshawar (PIPOS) where thousands have been treated, a lifeline for many in the country with some of the highest IED death rates in the world. Ali remembers the day he lost his limbs vividly.
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Prosthetic limbs put Pakistani terror survivors together again