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May 18, 2013 10:50 pm

Egyptian Police Close Gaza Crossing

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UN supplies truck at Rafah Crossing at Gaza border. Photo: wiki commons.

Reuters – Egyptian police angered by the kidnapping of seven colleagues by Islamist gunmen kept a crossing into the Gaza Strip closed again on Saturday, stranding hundreds of Palestinian travelers, witnesses said.

The protest began on Friday when police strung barbed wire across the Rafah border post and chained up the gates, local residents said, a day after the abductions.

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