Name of amputee: Sayrah Sesay

Chiefdom/District: Koinadugu District
Place amputated: Kondenbia
Date amputated: 19 May 1998
Story relating to amputation


My hand was amputated on 19 May 1998 at Kondenbia village by the RUF rebels and the AFRC renegade soldiers. They surrounded the village, burnt down houses and showed no mercy for us the civilians. They told us: ‘You say you do not want a soldier government, we are going to teach you a lesson for that’.