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Palestinians torch Kerem Shalom crossing for 3rd time

Palestinians have torched the Kerem Shalom border crossing for the third time, the IDF says.

The crossing, which ordinarily sees hundreds of cargo-bearing trucks pass into Gaza each day, has been closed as Israel repairs the extensive damage from the repeated Palestinian arson attacks.

On Friday, Palestinian rioters set fire to gas pipes serving the territory as well as electricity infrastructure and a conveyor belt used to transfer goods into the Strip, the Israeli military said. The IDF said dozens of protesters sabotaged infrastructure on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom goods crossing, in a repeat of a similar incident the week before that.

The Kerem Shalom border crossing between Gaza and Israel is torched for the third time in weeks by Palestinian rioters (Israel Defense Forces)

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