Goods, Aid, Construction Materials Allowed Entry into Gaza

April 22, 2015 7:13 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0
22 Apr
7:13 AM

Presidential Commission for the Coordination of Goods into the Gaza Strip, confirmed the admission of 700 truckloads of goods, aid, and construction materials into Gaza, on Tuesday.Head of the commission, Raed Fattouh, informed WAFA that the truckloads were allowed entry through Karem Abu Salem border crossing.

He said that the truckloads were intended for the agricultural, trade, and transportation sectors, including, 74 truckloads of construction materials for international-funded reconstruction projects, in addition to another 150 truckloads of gravel for the Qatar-funded road reconstruction projects.

According to Fattouh, an unidentified quantities of fuel were also allowed entry into the Strip.

Karem Abu Salem is the only commercial crossing used for the entry of goods, aid and fuel. Meanhwile, the other crossing Rafah, which links to neighboring Egypt, remains closed, except for critical medical cases that require transfer to Egypt’s hospitals.

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