Hamas has closed a key crossing on the border with Israel
GAS, 26 Mar — RIA Novosti. The ruling in the Gaza strip, Hamas has closed the border with the Palestinian enclave by Israel for the passage of people after the murder of his high-ranking activist, told RIA Novosti on Sunday representative of the local interior Ministry Iyad al-Buz
Indefinitely suspended operation of the “Erez” (the Palestinian name of “Beit Hanoun”) is the only transition that is designed to pass individuals.
The rest of the checkpoint are used for commercial and humanitarian goods
“The Ministry of the interior in the Gaza strip closed the crossing “Beit Hanoun” on the border of the Gaza strip and Israel indefinitely. This decision was made in the framework of the activities carried out by the security forces after the killing of Mazen Fukaha”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
Unknown on Friday shot dead Fuqaha on his doorstep in Gaza city. The responsibility for the death of a member of the paramilitary wing of Hamas, the Islamists put on the intelligence agencies of Israel, where the Fuki was sentenced to nine life terms on charges of terrorism.
He was released in 2011 in the exchange of more than 1 thousand Palestinian prisoners for tanker Gilad Shalit, who was held captive by militants in the Gaza strip
Transition “Erez” are foreign politicians, diplomats, humanitarian workers, journalists, and the residents of the Gaza strip, which are released from the enclave for medical treatment or study.