Israel imposes closure on West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday

RAMALLAH, Israeli authorities declared that a closure will be imposed on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip for the Jewish holiday of Purim.

The four-day closure has started on Wednesday and will end at midnight on Saturday.

Accordingly, Gaza crossings with Israel will be sealed and entry to Israel for all Israeli-issued permit holders will be banned, except for humanitarian and medical cases.

Israel regularly imposes severe restrictions on Palestinian movement during Jewish holidays under the guise of security amid rising tensions around Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency

Israel imposes closure on West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday

RAMALLAH, Israeli authorities declared that a closure will be imposed on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip for the Jewish holiday of Purim.

The four-day closure has started on Wednesday and will end at midnight on Saturday.

Accordingly, Gaza crossings with Israel will be sealed and entry to Israel for all Israeli-issued permit holders will be banned, except for humanitarian and medical cases.

Israel regularly imposes severe restrictions on Palestinian movement during Jewish holidays under the guise of security amid rising tensions around Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency