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Gaza teen drowns in Deir al-Balah

June 14, 2014 7:04 P.M. (Updated: June 14, 2014 7:04 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A young Palestinian man drowned in the central Gaza Strip on Saturday, an official said.

Ashraf al-Qidra, Gaza's health ministry spokesman, told Ma'an that 16-year-old Hussam Fathi al-Qadi drowned off the coast of Deir al-Balah.

Al-Qadi was a resident of Rafah city, al-Qidra said.

Six people have drowned in Gaza since the beginning of summer, he added.
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