Peretz orders closure of W. Bank, Gaza for Purim

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 1, 2007 22:17




Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Thursday ordered a full closure to be imposed on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip from Thursday night until Monday at midnight. Army Radio reported that the decision was made due to the large amount of terror attack warnings received annually during the Purim holiday, which commences on Saturday night.


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