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5 Palestinians denied travel via Allenby crossing

March 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Palestinians wait to travel through Al-Karama Crossing (Allenby) in to Jordan [Shadi Hatem/Apaimages]

The Israeli occupation authority on Tuesday prevented five Palestinian passengers from traveling through the Allenby (King Hussein) border crossing with Jordan, the Palestinian Information Centre reported.

The Palestinian Authority police said those passengers were denied travel by for unexplained security reasons.

However, 4,731 Palestinian and foreign passengers were able to travel in both directions of the crossing on the day, police said.

The Allenby crossing, also known as Al-Karama, is a bridge that spans the Jordan River and connects the occupied West Bank with Jordan.

The bridge is the sole designated exit and entry point for West Bank Palestinians traveling in and out of the Israeli occupied territories.

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