After two surgeries, the Gaddafi family's nanny, who was extensively burned after Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal and his wife Aline Skaf allegedly poured boiling water over her, is on the road to recovery.
CNN reports that after two procedures -- the first to graft skin on to her torso and the second focusing on her scalp area -- Shweyga Mullah is doing well.
The 30-year-old Ethiopian woman reportedly was hired to take care of Hannibal and Aline Gaddafi's two children. After Hannibal Gaddafi fled to Algeria in August, she came forward with allegations that his wife Aline had poured boiling water over her on multiple occasions. From CNN:
In soft tones, she explained how Aline lost her temper when her daughter wouldn't stop crying and Mullah refused to beat the child.
"She took me to a bathroom. She tied my hands behind my back, and tied my feet. She taped my mouth, and she started pouring the boiling water on my head like this," she said, imitating the vessel of scalding hot water being poured over her head.
Shweyga Mullah is recovering at a hospital in Malta, where she arrived in September for treatment. According to CNN, doctors think she could be discharged as early as next week.
Watch the video from CNN above. Below, photos from inside the Gaddafi compound:
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