ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 148

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Second Gaza crossing reopens after weekend closure due to rocket fire

Israel reopens the second crossing in and out of the Gaza Strip this morning, after closing the pair following numerous rocket attacks on Israel from the coastal enclave, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories says.

The Kerem Shalom Crossing, which is used for transporting goods, operated as normal this morning, a COGAT spokesperson says.

The Erez Crossing, which is used for people to enter and exit the Strip, reopened on Friday.

Palestinians were able to leave Gaza as normal today, though people entering the Strip from Israel were barred from crossing this morning, not due to security considerations, but because of a general strike of Israeli workers.

— Judah Ari Gross

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