Published on Aug 12, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews : The West Bank government led by the western backed acting Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas has expressed its support to Egyptian authorities shutting down of tunnels between the blockaded Gaza Strip and Egypt.
Egypt sealed the tunnels last Sunday along with the Rafah crossing following the killing of Egyptian policemen near the border with Gaza.In a press conference held in Gaza, Hamas movement condemned the inciting statements by Mahmoud Abbas.
The Gaza population of over 1,5 million depends on tunnels for most of its goods including food and fuel.
Hamas calls on Egypt's president to reopen Rafah crossing
Published on Aug 12, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews Hamas ministry of health says Egypt's closure of the Rafah border crossing could cause a health disaster in the blockaded Gaza Strip.
Since the closure of the passenger terminal following the killing of Egyptian policemen near the crossing suffering of patients and humanitarian cases has increased.