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A migrant runs with a child before tripping on TV camerawoman Petra Laszlo and falling as he tries to escape from a collection point in Roszke, Hungary, on Sept. 8, 2015.
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The refugee who was tripped by a camera operator while carrying his son across a field in Hungary has been identified as Osama Abdul Mohsen, a soccer coach who was forced to flee after his hometown was destroyed in the civil war.

“We lost our house in Syria after suffering a number of artillery shells by [President] Assad’s forces,” his oldest son, Almuhannad, told NBC News.

Almuhannad, 19, is currently in Turkey with his mother and 13-year-old sister – and he hasn’t seen his dad, or brother Zaid, 7, in 10 days.

But he has seen the footage of Petra Laszlo, who worked for …

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