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, NBC News reported.
Mohsen's oldest son, Almuhannad, told NBC News he has not seen his father or 7-year-old brother in 10 days. But the 19-year-old says he has seen the "difficult" footage of N1TV's Petra Laszlo tripping his dad earlier this week.
"I could not imagine the painful reality they experienced in those moments,” he wrote from Turkey.
Almuhannad is currently in Turkey with his mother and 13-year-old sister.