A British war hero dubbed “Rambo” after surviving a gunfight with Russian forces has returned to the front lines of Ukraine.
Shareef Amin40 years old, was scratched by a hail of bullets as he ran through enemy fire before being blown off his leg by a shell.
He was warned he faced the loss of his right leg and arm.
But now after treated by pioneering doctors In the United Kingdom, the former British soldier is returning to be reunited with his brothers in arms.
“I initially went to fight for freedom at a time when peace in Europe was threatened by a mad dictator.
“That work isn’t over yet. Until it’s over, untilwin, I’ll do whatever I can to help.
“I made a commitment to the people of that country and I intend to respect it until the last bullet is fired.
“I loveand I love its people. I was badly injured last year and I am still adapting to manage my pain but while there is still breath in my body, I will continue to fight the good fight.”
Shareef, from Bristol, joined forces with Ukrainian marines in the flood-ravaged city of Kherson, just weeks after the Kakhovka dam blew up.
He first answered Ukraine’s call for help last March.
But in October, an army attack Putinon his position left him with shrapnel wounds and he was shot twice.
He crawled through the mud for help before entering hospital for several weeks.
He flew home on a private medical plane just before that.
The surgeons in Bristol then began rebuilding him before months of rehabilitation – ready for his return to war.