9,000 Gazans march to Rafah border crossing to protest blockade

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June 6, 2008 15:28

 
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Some 9,000 Palestinians marched to the Rafah crossing after Friday prayers to protest the continued closure of the Gaza Strip. Demonstrators pushed at a gate separating Gaza and Egypt and threw rocks, but were repelled by Hamas police guarding the area. "This is a warning, and the last plea - Gaza will not accept anymore closures," said Ashraf Abu Daya, a Hamas official.

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