Announce The Israeli occupation armyToday, Sunday, crossing Karam Abu Salem A closed military zone, with dozens of Israelis continuing to demonstrate near the crossing for the fourth day in a row, and preventing trucks loaded with humanitarian aid from entering. Gaza strip.
Al Jazeera's correspondent said that for the fourth day, dozens of Israeli demonstrators obstructed the entry of humanitarian aid trucks and goods into the Gaza Strip at the Kerem Shalom crossing.
The Israeli Ynet news website reported that among the participants in the protests were members of the families of Israeli soldiers killed in the battles in the Gaza Strip, representatives of the families of prisoners, and reserve soldiers who were recently discharged from the army, in addition to settlers who were evacuated from the settlements on the border with Gaza and Lebanon after the start of the war.
The demonstrators called on the Israeli government to continue fighting and recover Israeli prisoners in the Gaza Strip, instead of bringing in food and medicine.
The demonstrators chanted while they were at the crossing, “No aid will pass until all the kidnapped people return,” referring to Israeli detainees held by the resistance in Gaza.
He was the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuHe said during a press conference last night that bringing minimal humanitarian aid into the Strip is necessary for Israel to achieve its war goals.
Despite the efforts of the police: the Kerem Shalom crossing was blocked.
*Tzo 9 traffic update: At this time the Kerem Shalom crossing is blocked.*
After a long walk in the fields and overcoming many roadblocks along the way – hundreds of Order 9 activists from all over the country and the families of the abductees arrived at the Kerem Shalom crossing. As of this hour, the crossing is closed to traffic and even a supply truck… pic.twitter.com/RXHrOG6CKW
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It is noteworthy that the aid comes from abroad and is transported through Israel, which announced on October 7 the closure of the crossings to the Gaza Strip.
Gaza is connected to Israel by the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, designated for the passage of individuals, and the Kerem Shalom (Kerem Shalom) crossing for the passage of goods.
Israeli officials estimate that there are about 136 prisoners still detained in the Gaza Strip, since the launch of the war. Al-Qassam Brigades The military wing of the Islamic Resistance MovementagitationOn October 7, Offensive On Israeli military points and settlements in Gaza coverIn response to the occupation’s violations against Palestinian civilians and their sanctities.
About 1,200 Israelis were killed in the attack, about 5,431 were wounded, and the movement captured at least 239, dozens of whom were released in an exchange deal that took place last December.
Since last October 7, the Israeli army has been waging a devastating war on the Gaza Strip, which, as of Sunday, left 26,422 martyrs and 65,87 injured, most of them children and women, according to the Palestinian authorities, and caused massive destruction and an unprecedented humanitarian disaster, according to the United Nations. .