IDF to close W. Bank for Memorial, Independence Day

May 8, 2011 10:21

A general closure will be implemented in the West Bank during Israel's Remembrance Day and Independence Day, the IDF spokesperson said in an official statement released Saturday.

The closure began on Saturday and will be lifted Tuesday night at 23:59 in accordance with security assessments, the statement said.

Only persons in need of medical care or exceptional assistance, and journalists, will be allowed to pass, with the authorization of the Civil Administration.

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