Tunnels between Egypt and Gaza closed

Tunnels between Egypt and Gaza closed and the border was declared as military zone

Tunnels between Egypt and Gaza closed

World Bulletin/News Desk

Palestinian Government in Gaza announced that the tunnels between Egypt and Gaza were closed, and the border was declared as a military zone.      

"The tunnels between Gaza and Egypt, where the smuggling and shipment of some goods were made, were closed, and the border was declared as a closed military zone," said a written statement of the Ministry of Interior of Palestinian Government in Gaza.      

The statement added that the decision was taken after the closing of tunnels which were used for personal purposes.      

One Egyptian soldier and six Egyptian policemen had been kidnaped in Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday evening.      

Hundreds of tunnels were driven between Egypt and Gaza due to embargo on Gaza implemented by Israel.      

There were also killings in the tunnels between Egypt and Gaza due to various situations.      

Last Mod: 20 Mayıs 2013, 17:55
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