Photo: PIC
Photo: PIC

Rafah, 29 Jumadil Awwal 1436/20 March 2015 (MINA) – The Palestinian Islamic and National factions in Rafah called on the Palestinian unity government to exert more efforts in bearing its responsibilities towards the suffering of the Palestinians in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip.

This came in the conclusion of a meeting held by the Palestinian factions in Rafah on Thursday. They also asked the government to solve the power crisis.

The factions said, in a statement following the meeting, that the power cut off which lasts for more than 20 hours a day threatens environmental and health disasters in Rafah governorate in particular.

The statement held the electricity company responsible for mismanaging the crisis as Rafah governorate needs urgent solutions and must to be equaled to other governorates.

The factions refused the continuous manipulations of the amounts of electricity in Rafah, declaring the intention to launch a series of activities on the crisis next week, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Rafah governorate has been suffering power cut offs for very long hours a day due to damage in the feeding lines from the Egyptian side that started a few days ago.(T/P008/R03)


Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)