(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Za may 15 (qna) - israeli occupation authorities decided thursday to partially open the karam abu salem crossing to allow the entry of 400 trucks loaded with humanitarian aids and goods and the pumping of limited quantities of industrial diesel and fuel.
head of the coordination committee for entry of goods in the gaza strip raed fattouh said that the israeli side decided to allow the entry of trucks loaded with aids and goods for commercial agricultural and transportation sectors.
quantties of industrial diesel for gaza power plant transportation fuel and cooking gas will be pumped through the crossing in addition to 12 trucks loaded with cement three trucks loaded with construction iron and 46 trucks loaded with gravel for unrwa projects as well as 30 trucks loaded with gravel for united nations development program (undp) projects.
karam 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. (qna)