Monday, August 27, 2007

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Infant dies at Erez Crossing
Date: 26 / 08 / 2007 Time: 14:36

Gaza – Ma'an – A one-year-old Palestinian infant died while waiting with his family at the Israeli-controlled Erez Crossing, between Israel and Gaza, on Sunday.The family were waiting to be transported to Israel for medical treatment.Director of ambulances and emergencies in the Palestinian ministry of health, Dr Muawiya Hassanein, said that Ibrahim Ali Abu Nahil died due to the long wait at the crossing.Dr Hassanein said that the child was suffering from heart disease and died in his father's arms while waiting in the hot summer sun to go to hospital.