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Israel military reinforcements leaving Gaza boundary

May 8, 2019 at 11:14 am

Israel is reducing its military reinforcements which were sent to surround the Gaza Strip over the weekend.

Palestinians are expected to continue to take part in the Great March of return in the Gaza Strip on Friday and this, Israeli newspaper Maariv has said, will be the “first test of tension”.

“We will see the scale of these demonstrations and confrontations that will accompany them after the entry into force of the ceasefire following a round of fighting that took place Saturday morning that killed 29 people including five Israelis.”

Meanwhile, Israeli television reported that the army had begun building a concrete wall on the Gaza border to block open areas. The new concrete wall will be about two metres high and 600 metres long, targeting the open areas on the border of the Gaza Strip after a vehicle was targeted two days ago with a missile from the Gaza Strip.

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