Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza border

Israeli forces shot Jamal Afaneh 15 in the head with live ammunition near Rafah on May 11. He was pronounced dead the following day

On Tuesday, two Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli occupation forces' fire, but the number of protesters - and wounded - declined dramatically from Monday as Gazans mourned those killed the day before.

Speaking to the Associated Press, a doctor in Gaza suggested Leila may have suffered a pre-existing medical condition that contributed to her death.

Moran, who is the first British MP to be of Palestinian descent, said that hope "had died" this week - but that Britain could resurrect it through recognising the Palestinian state.

The protesters are demanding that refugees and their descendants be allowed the right to return to their former family homes, which now lie on the other side of the border fence, inside Israel.

"So I took her with me on the bus".

But when tear gas canisters dropped from Israeli drones, everyone in the area was affected, al-Thaben explained, who previously lost another child in 2016.

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas during major protests yesterday, in which the health ministry said 58 Palestinians were killed.

Close to the border he eventually found his mother Heyam and handed Leila over to her.

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The Israeli military said at least 24 of those killed on Monday were "terrorists with documented terror background" and a lot of them were active operatives of Hamas.

It was the deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war between Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas.

Around 2,250 were also injured by either gunfire or tear gas. 'We got away from the gas.

"Parents of those who have been injured tell us they don't know how to support their children", said Jennifer Moorehead, Save the Children's Occupied Palestinian Territory Country Director.

Monday's bloodshed came as the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, in effect recognising Israel's claim over the ancient city as its capital.

"Starting tomorrow, the United Nations, together with worldwide partners will need to focus and redouble efforts to implement projects that will have an immediate impact on improving the electricity, water and health situation as a matter of urgency", he said.

Another serious shortcoming in the article is that the repeated description of the riots and clashes as "protests", along with the reference to global criticism of what the AP calls "Israel's use of lethal force against unarmed protesters" and the absence of reference to the molotov cocktails, guns, knives, axes, wire cutters, explosives, and arsonist kites, is a complete distortion of the nature of the Hamas-led activity at the fence.

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