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Gaza 'miracle baby' dies over complications, power cuts

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GAZA CITY (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) - A premature baby rescued by Gaza doctors from her dead mother's womb last week has died due to complications and power cuts affecting the intensive care unit where she was treated.  

A Palestinian girl, Shayma Sheikh al-Eid, lies in an incubator at Nasser Hospital on July 27, 2014, two days after surgeons resuced her from her dead mother's womb

The six-day-old baby was born by emergency Caesarean section Friday after doctors at Deir al-Balah hospital in central Gaza managed to save her from the womb of her mother, who died when an Israeli tank shell hit her home.

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