Feb 26 2018
Israeli occupation authorities decided on Sunday to fully seal off Gaza Strip and West Bank from Tuesday this week to Sunday next week.
An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed the closure, noting that Israelis would the Purim holiday during the cordon.
Severe restrictions on movement for Palestinians are typically implemented by the Israeli authorities during Jewish holidays for alleged security purposes.
Israeli imposition of closures on the Palestinian territory has severely affected the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians.
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