West Bank, Gaza to be put under closure for holiday

The West Bank and Gaza Strip will be placed under a general closure from Thursday at 5 p.m. until Saturday for the Passover holiday, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

The lifting of the closure will be dependent on a situation assessment. Palestinians wanting to worship at al-Aqsa will be able to according to government regulations. Humanitarian crossings will be allowed as well.

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