Israel allows 450 trucks into Gaza

GAZA, 9th February, 2015 (WAM) — Israeli occupation authorities have allowed the entry of 450 trucks loaded with aid and goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors through the Karem Abu Salem crossing.

Raed Fattouh, Head of the Coordination Committee for entry of goods in the Gaza Strip, said that the Israeli side decided to allow the entry of 150 trucks loaded with gravel for roads infrastructure, in addition to pumping quantities of industrial diesel for the Gaza power plant, transportation fuel and cooking gas.

Karem Abu Salem is the only commercial crossing through which goods and fuel enter the Gaza Strip, and the occupation authorities close it on Friday and Saturday of each week.