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By Kezia Agaba

Pastor Umar Mulinde, who was attacked with acid by Muslim extremists on Christmas Eve 2011 outside his church near Kampala, has returned home from Israel.

Mulinde has been receiving free treatment at Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv; Israel. Mulinde who lost sight of one eye had it replaced in the course of the treatment. He also received treatment of his damaged ear.

Umar  Mulinde

Umar Mulinde

Since the attack he has been in constant pain and during a rehabilitation period of more than two years. He has undergone eight facial reconstruction surgeries, the last being reconstruction of his right ear on February 3.

He was released from hospital some time back but has been staying in Israel to finish his out-patient treatment.

He was   warmlyreceived by his flock. The convert on arrival said that he has forgiven his attackers .