in her final embrace, mariam al-ghandour hugs the tiny body of her daughter leila tight, tears rolling down her face.`the israelis killed her,` she sobs.the health ministry in gaza say baby leila, only eight months old, died after inhaling tear gas along the border with israel on monday as major protests escalated into the bloodiest day in years, with at least 60 palestinians killed.an israeli spokesman disputed claims that tear gas was the cause of death, saying `we have several accounts that question the validity of this statement`.the family prefers to focus on who fired the gas rather than the series of decisions that led to a baby being a few hundred metres from the israeli border during the protests and clashes.the baby's mother mariam, herself only 17, explained that she had a dentist appointment `so i left leila with my brothers at home`.`my little brother took her and went to the border,` she said.at the back of the room, 11-year-old ammar sobs uncontrollably as he looks at the corpse. he says he mistakenly thought his sister was at the border with his mother and other family members.`so i took her with me on the bus.` he added: `i feel i am the reason [for her death].`al jazeera has described leila as `the face of gaza carnage`. at least eight palestinians killed in the clashes were aged under 18, with leila the youngest by far.while the vast majority of victims were killed by live ammunition fired by israeli snipers, leila was reportedly caught up ...