CHICAGO (CBS) – A haunting video of a dirty and bloodied little boy silently sitting in an ambulance was seen by millions of people around the world. 5-year-old Omran was pulled a week ago from rubble of his home following an airstrike in Syria.
Chicago doctors are helping victims of the civil war in Syria by donating and delivering medical equipment.
Dr. Bassel Atassi owns a storage space, which he calls ‘little warehouse,’ in the south suburbs storing medical equipment to be taken to Syria. Equipment like IV machines, monitors and hospital beds are the supplies needed.