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Rafah crossing closed

21-06-2006 00:00

More than a thousand Palestinians are waiting on the Palestinian and Egyptian sides following the closure of Rafah crossing.
International observers reported to the Rafah crossing administration their intention to withdraw from the crossing without mentioning the reason behind such a decision which was issued by officials.
15 minutes later, the observers made an apology for the inconvenience and resumed work at around 1.
10pm on the same day.
Palestinians were surprised following the closure of Rafah crossing on June 21st; chief observers claimed that the closure occurred due to an Israeli security warning.

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