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Israel links fate of Gaza workers to security developments

Israel deliberately expelled Gazan workers from inside Israeli cities and closed the Erez crossing with the Gaza Strip, citing the tense security and military situation with the Palestinian factions in the besieged enclave.
Palestinian officers check documents of workers waiting to reach Israel through the Erez crossing.

The Israeli army is expelling Gazan residents working inside Israeli cities and denying them access across the Erez/Beit Hanoun crossing in the northern Gaza Strip. In justification of its measures, Israel is invoking the tense security and military situations with the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. 

In the wake of the Elad deadly attack in early May, a large number of Gazan workers were expelled from their work sites in Israel. 

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