The Israeli army allowed on Monday a shipment of fuel to enter the Gaza strip to be used in the production of electricity.
The move came after Israeli and Palestinian human right groups filed a petition against the Israeli government decision two weeks ago to stop fuel supplies to Gaza, which left the Palestinian coastal region, the home of 1.5 million Palestinian without electricity.
The Gaza solo power plant depends on fuel to supply the region with electricity. Kan’an Obed vice president of the Power Authority in Gaza told IMEMC that the plant needs 450, 000 liters of fuel to operate to the maximum capacity.
Abdullah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, on of the organizations that filed the petition on Sunday stated that the Israeli high court of Justice allowed only 350, 000 liter of fuel that is used to generate power only to enter the Gaza strip.
Gazans still face shortages in cooking gas and car fuel. Obed added that the amount of fuel allowed in Gaza is parley enough and its being send in daily bases which means the Palestinian power plant cant stoke fuel, which means the if the Israeli army stop shipment of fuel to enter Gaza, the power plant will not be apple to proved the coastal region with electricity.