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Gaza death toll rises to 61, 8-month-old baby girl dies from tear-gas suffocation

May 15, 2018 3:28 P.M. (Updated: May 18, 2018 1:36 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The Gaza Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday that since Monday, 61 Palestinians had been killed by Israeli forces including 8 children, among them, an eight-month-old baby girl who suffocated from severe tear gas inhalation.

The baby girl was identified as Laila Anwar al-Ghandour from Gaza City.

According to the ministry, 2,771 Palestinians have been injured over the past two days, including 225 children and 86 women.

16-year-old Talal Adel Matar, 16, succumbed on Tuesday while at al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza to wounds he sustained on Monday.

The Ministry of Health declared that Omar Abu al-Foul, 30, succumbed on Tuesday morning to wounds he sustained on Monday at the eastern borders of Gaza City.

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