GAZA, May 15 (KUNA) -- Israeli occupation authorities doubled the amount of
cars entering Gaza per month to 320 vehicles, a Palestinian official said
Raed Fattooh, chairman of the products entry coordination committee in
Gaza, told KUNA the Israeli authorities used to allow entry of 40 cars per
week since it eased siege on the strip in 2010.
But as of this week, the Israelis doubled the number of cars passing
through Karam Abu Salem crossing to 80 per week, he said.
Fattooh said the Palestinian authority was pressuring the Israeli
authorities to allow entry of trucks and large equipment used in construction.
Palestinians in Gaza Strip were forced to dug tunnels under the borders
with Egypt to smuggle necessary goods.
Meanwhile, Fattooh said the first Palestine-made products were exported to
He said this was the first shipment with a made-in-Palestine label. (end)
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