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  4/14/2013, Iyar 4, 5773

Memorial Day/Independence Day Closure on PA from 8:00PM


The Spokesperson's Office of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced, Sunday evening, that a general closure for Palestinian Authority residents in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) will go into effect at 8:00 p.m. Sunday and remain in effect until midnight Tuesday evening, subject to a review of the security situation.

During the closure, access for PA residents to other parts of Israel will only be permitted for humanitarian, medical and extraordianry reasons, subject to the approval of the Civil Administration for Judea and Samaria. The IDF statement said the military will continue to act to protect the residents of Israel while taking the lifestyle needs of PA residents into account.