The two millionth person has been born in Gaza

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12th October 2016

12 October 2016: Rafah, Gaza –┬áThree-day old new-born Waleed lies wraps in blankets at his family’s home in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. The two millionth person has been born in Gaza, with the birth Waleed officially recognised as reaching the milestone in the densely populated Palestinian territory. Gaza, a tiny enclave squeezed between Egypt, Israel and the Mediterranean Sea and just 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) across at its widest point, has one of the highest population densities in the world, according to the United Nations.

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