Palestinian medical sources have reported that an Infant died, Saturday, due to extreme cold in the war-torn, besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The infant’s death is the second in two days.The Ministry Of Health said the infant, ‘Adel Maher al-Lahham, only one month of age, died due to extreme cold, and snow, ravaging through occupied Palestine.
The infant is from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; he lived in his home along with his father, mother and three sisters, local sources said.
On Friday, an infant, identified as Rahaf Abu ‘Aasi, four months of age, died due to extreme cold, in the az-Zanna area, in Khan Younis. http://www.imemc.org/article/70219
Approximately 17.000 Palestinians are still living in 18 UNRWA schools in different parts of the Gaza Strip after the Israeli army bombarded their homes.
The Ministry of Housing in Gaza said the number of homes that have been destroyed, and partially damaged, during the Israeli aggression on the coastal region is close to 124,000.
Around 2137 Palestinians, including 578 children, 264 women, and 103 elderly, have been killed, while more than 11100, including 3374 children, 2088 women and 410 elderly, have been injured as a result of Israel’s war on the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.