Israel closes crossings with Gaza

Gaza – The Israeli occupation authorities early Thursday closed crossings with the Gaza Strip, preventing the movement of people and goods.

Head of the Coordination Committee for entry of goods in the Gaza Strip, Raed Fattouh, said in a statement that the Israeli side informed the Palestinians of closing Karam Abu Salem commercial crossing completely with the Gaza Strip.

Spokesperson of the Israeli army said the Karam Abu Salem commercial crossing for goods in the southern part of the strip, and the Beit Hanoun crossing (Erez) for individuals northern Gaza Strip would remain closed starting Thursday morning until further notice.

The closure of the crossings is in response to rockets fire from the besieged enclave, the spokesperson added.

Source: Jordan News Agency