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Palestinian child dies from injuries sustained in ''08 Gaza offensive

GAZA, June 27 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian child was announced dead Saturday due to injuries he had sustained from the Israeli offensive on Gaza six months ago.
Iyad Qarmout lost his life after his house was damaged by an Israeli raid that had hit an adjacent target, Palestinian medical sources told KUNA.
In late December of 2008, Israel had launched a 22-day offensive that reaped lives of 1,495 people, most of them were women and children, while some 5,500 others were injured. (end) mzt.hb KUNA 272024 Jun 09NNNN