Two Palestinian babies die in Gaza freeze

The storms have also struck other countries in the region with two Syrians — including a child — dying of cold in Lebanon.

Two Palestinian babies have died due to cold weather in the Gaza Strip, an official said Saturday, as winter storms lashed the region.

A two-month-old girl from the southern Gaza town of Khan Yunis died on Friday of “a pulmonary obstruction caused by the cold,” health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

A one-month-old boy, also from Khan Yunis, died on Saturday, he said without giving further details.
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Source News: Alarabiya
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