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Ma'an: Without fuel deal, Gaza shuts sole power plant

After finishing the last of an emergency fuel injection from Israel, Gaza's sole power plant shut down on Sunday morning, the Palestinian Ma'an News agency reported.
Awaiting the completion of a fuel deal between the Hamas and Egypt, the Gazan fuel plant has been been working intermittently. Sunday's closure was the fourth since mid-February, according to Ma'an.Israel allowed nine fuel tankers to cross into the Gaza Strip on Friday to ease a severe power shortage triggered by the Egypt-Hamas dispute over supplies.
Reuters contributed to this report.
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