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  Adar 7, 5778 , 22/02/18

Egypt closes Rafah crossing hours after opening it

Egyptian authorities on Wednesday night abruptly closed the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt just hours after opening it, Palestinian Arab media reported.

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) mission in Cairo announced on Tuesday that the border crossing would be opened as of Wednesday for four days, according to the Turkish Anadolu news agency.

The reason for the closure was not clear.

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