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Israeli settlers close Karam Abu- Salem commercial crossing

October 30, 2018 at 3:08 am

Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip [4biaplatform/Twitter]

Dozens of Jewish settlers protested on Monday in front of the Karam Abu- Salem commercial crossing with Gaza Strip and prevented the entry of commercial trucks carrying food and fuel to the besieged Palestinians there.

Israel Channel 2 reported that settlers from the Gaza envelope area have been demonstrating since morning in front of the Karam Abu- Salem crossing and closed the roads leading to the crossing.

The settlers were protesting against “tensions in (Gaza Strip)” and the Israeli security cabinet’s decision not to respond to the recent security escalation and rocket fire from Gaza.

Read: Israel evades demands to end the Gaza protests and reach a truce

The Gaza envelope settlers have also demonstrated on Sunday in Tel Aviv to protest against the deterioration of the security situation in the settlements and closed some main roads in Tel Aviv.

The Israeli Security Cabinet met on Sunday evening to discuss the situation on the border with the Gaza Strip with the participation of senior security and army officials.

The Cabinet decided to use the Iron Fist policy on the one hand and give a chance to efforts reach a truce.