12,000 Gazans registered to cross Rafah Border. Egypt allows 300 – 400 to cross each day

Published June 18, 2011 10:53
Rafah crossing opens for limited numbers

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Egypt will allow limited numbers of Palestinians to cross the Rafah border on Saturday, crossings officials in Gaza said.

On Thursday, Egyptian authorities turned back six buses of Palestinians at the terminal.

They will be the first to cross on Saturday, Hamas officials said.

Around 12,000 people in Gaza have registered to cross the border into Egypt. Cairo is allowing 300 – 400 Palestinians to cross each day.

Rafah terminal is the only border crossing not controlled by Israel.


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