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Israel army confiscates clothes imported by Palestinians

A Palestinian man packs ready made clothes for sale [Abed Rahim Khatib/Apaimges]
A Palestinian man packs ready made clothes for sale [Abed Rahim Khatib/Apaimges]

The Israeli army has confiscated containers filled with clothes imported by Palestinian traders under the pretext that revenue from their sale is being channeled to Hamas, Israeli media reported.

‚ÄúThe Israeli army has confiscated imported clothes containers and foiled a garment trade that Hamas benefited financially from in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank,‚ÄĚ Israel Channel 14 said.

The channel claimed that ‚Äúthe trade was conducted through several traders in order to pay the salaries of Hamas operatives and buy weapons and combat equipments.‚ÄĚ

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