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Palestinian child died in Syria, raising hunger death toll to 101
Palestinian child died in Syria, raising hunger death toll to 101
Child Islam Shaheen who died from lack of food and medical care (Photo: Action Group for Palestinians of Syria)
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Gaza, ALRAY - A Palestinian girl on Friday died due to dehydration  and lack of medical care in al-Yarmouk refugee camp south Damascus, which has been under blockade for 209 days.

Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said in a statement that child Islam Shaheen passed away as a result of dehydration  and medicine shortage, raising the death toll from hunger to 101.

The statement said a state of tension prevailed among the people of the Yarmouk refugee camp as a result of continuous shootings of snipers stationed in the al-Qudum area.

Child Yamen Mahmoud was wounded by a sniper fire upon leaving along with many others Al-Waseem mosque, it added, noting that the number of Palestinians died from sniper shootings rose to 233 since the onset of violence events in early 2011.

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