Egypt Closes Rafah Crossing After Opening it for Three Days


Gaza, MINA – The Egyptian Authorities at dawn Sunday closed the Rafah border crossing after opening it for three days for the travel of citizens with different humanitarian cases.

According to the administration of Rafah crossing in Gaza, the departure lounge at the crossing in Gaza was officially closed, but there are still efforts to facilitate the arrival of other passengers stranded on the Egyptian side of the crossing, PIC reported.

However, during those three days, 2,595 citizens, including patients and students, were able to cross into the Egyptian territories and about 330 other passengers arrived in Gaza.

The Egyptian authorities also prevented 100 passengers from entering its territory for unexplained reasons. (T/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)