A child brought to Glasgow after being seriously burned in a gas explosion in Pakistan has started school in Carmyle.

Sudais Ameen Asif was treated at Royal Hospital for Sick Children when he was three-months-old.

The 2014 tragedy claimed the lives of his dad Mohammad Ameen, 30, mum Sumaira, 28, and brother Abdul Haseeb, one.

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Sudais, now four, has been legally adopted by his uncle Mohammad Asif and aunt Nasima, 49, and lives in Glasgow.

On Tuesday, the youngster started Carmyle Primary School.

His uncle posted pictures of the monumental day on social media while paying tribute to those who helped them along the way.

Writing on Twitter, he said: "We would like to thank the wonderful doctors, the dedicated and kind nurses, the exceptional staff at Yorkhill, the Scottish Government, Positive Action in Housing, the humble Scots and the media for being there for us in the darkest days of our life."

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Little Sudais, previously known as Mohammad Sudais, has undergone 16 surgeries since coming to coming to Scotland and may need a large operation when he reaches nine.

Thousands of pounds was raised to bring him to Scotland following a campaign by Positive Action in Housing.

Councillor Frank McAveety said: "Hope he has a great time at a cracking wee primary school and if he ever needs assistance just contact me when you need to."