Egypt to open Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt will open Rafah crossing -- only gateway for Gaza not controlled by Israel -- on Tuesday in both directions

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for three days

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Egyptian authorities will open Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for three days, a Palestinian official said.

“Egyptian authorities have informed the Palestinian side that the Rafah crossing will be opened in both directions for three days starting on Tuesday until Thursday,” Palestinian Authority (PA) border chief Nazmi Mehanna told Anadolu Agency.

“Traveling will be for students, patients and people who have residence permits abroad and foreign passports,” he added.

Egypt opened the Rafah crossing on June 13 for one week.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Haziran 2015, 16:33