Egyptian authorities have re-closed the Rafah border crossing, after opening it for four days, starting last Monday.The Borders and Crossings Authority said that 2,579 travelers left the Gaza Strip, while 3278 travelers entered the Strip from Egypt, through the crossing, over the last four days.

The Crossings Authority added that the Egyptian authorities arbitrarily deported 148 traveler without mentioning reasons why.

The Egyptian Interior Ministry recently reported that unknown gunmen kidnapped four Palestinians, on Wednesday night, while they were traveling in Rafah city.

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