Today in Pictures: September 8

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Image: Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer during a sandstorm in Gaza
A Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house, that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer, during a sandstorm in Gaza September 8, 2015. A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalising hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighbouring Syria. Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted to Paphos from Larnaca airport as visibility fell to 500 metres. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SUHAIB SALEM / Reuters

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