“Yesterday a pepper gas shell exploded near my home and plumes of smoke started eminating from it, and few people put a wet cloth to douse it but by then my 3-years old daughter started coughing violently the cough was so severe that she vomited and was literally gasping for breath. Fearing for her life I picked her in my arms and took her away from home to a safer place where she could breathe in fresh air.

“While I was running, the pictures of the victims of chemical attack in Syria swam in front of my eyes. I was always emotional regarding the war victims but yesterday I could feel the pain, sufferings and helplessness of the Syrian parents in real.”

–Tahir Khan Hamidi from Kashmir