Photo: @DrBasselAbuWard
A Palestinian woman gives birth to quadruplets in As-Shifa Hospital, Gaza City. (Photo: @DrBasselAbuWard)

Gaza,  5 Shawwal 1435/ 1 August 2014 (MINA) –    A Palestinian woman in Gaza Wednesday night gave birth to quadruplets in As-Shifa Hospital, Gaza City, despite the ongoing war, medics said.

Palestinian Dr Bassel Abu Warda “@DrBasselAbuWard” posted a photo on Twitter of quadruplets that had been born in the hospital, according to Ahramonline report quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA).

“Dr. Qadoura: Despite the pain, a Palestinian mother gave birth to quadruplets last night in Gaza,” he wrote referring to the doctor who delivered the quadruplets.

Hours earlier Dr Warda posted a photo of a dead baby girl whose family had also been killed.  “A man volunteered to bury this girl because all her family members have been killed in Gaza,” he tweeted.

Shifa hospital in Gaza earned international fame after being one of the few hospitals still operating and receiving injured in the strip despite the lack of resources.

Thousands of Palestinians also took refuge in the hospital which is one of the oldest and biggest hopsitals in Gaza.

According to the Palestinian health ministry  more than 1,300 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza since the start of the Israeli attack in mid-July. Over 6,000 Palestinians have been injured.(T/P03/E01)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)




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