Young Cyclist’s Dream Shatters By Israel

Alaa ad-Dali 21 year old was among the recipients of 1,100 bicycles Turkey sends as gifts to the Gaza Strip, which helps to improve cycling as a sport in Palestinian territory under Israeli blockade. Ad-Dali worked hard for two years to become a long distance cyclist as it was a childhood dream, but he didn’t know dreams would come crashing when he joined the Roth March of Return activists.

The young cyclist rallying on the Gaza was on a six-week protest that will end in May. As-Dali told Anadolu Agency(AA) that “I was in athlete’s uniform and visiting tent of protestors when an Israeli bullet hit me and feeling like electrocuted and in a pool of blood” He was recounting the moments when a bullet hit him in the right leg.
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