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As Israel killed 183 during 8-day offensive against Gaza, almost 1,200 babies were born

February 17, 2014 at 1:49 am

As 183 men, women and children were killed by Israel during its 8-day offensive against the Gaza Strip last month, almost 1,200 babies were born. The Palestinian birth rate during the latest Israeli attack on Gaza was 150 per day, the Civil Affairs Administration said on Tuesday.

According to the statistics, 1,197 babies were born during the 8-day period, contributing to a total of 4,110 in November, of which 605 were girls and 592 were boys.

The 183 Palestinians killed during the offensive against Gaza included 47 children, 12 women and 20 elderly men and women.