Israel to Seal Off West Bank Border for 9 Days

Israel has announced plans to shut down the West Bank border for almost ten days so that Jewish Israelis can celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot).

The closure will begin on Thursday, October 1 and will end at sunset on Saturday, October 10, the Israeli military spokesman announced.

The closure will begin from Thursday at midnight; a military statement said and added that persons in need of medical care will not be affected by the closure.

"The passage of humanitarian aid as well as doctors, medical personnel, NGO members, lawyers, religious workers and additional professional groups will be authorized by the District Coordination and Liaison office," the statement added, dpa reported.

Israel regularly seals off the Palestinian territories under the pretext of security reasons and Jewish festivals.

(Press TV)

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