Qatari surgeons to carry out open-heart surgeries for Gaza children
Published Tuesday 25/12/2012 (updated) 26/12/2012 20:09
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) – Qatari cardiac surgeons have been granted permission to enter the Gaza Strip where they are scheduled to carry out open-heart surgeries for children, an official at the crossing said Tuesday.
The delegation of 10 cardiac surgeons arrived in Cairo Tuesday and was scheduled to cross Wednesday via Rafah crossing.
Palestinian officials told Ma’an that the Qatari surgeons would operate on 40 children.