IDF re-opens Israel to West Bank workers

The IDF removed a closure that was instituted on the West Bank three weeks ago on Sunday afternoon. Security sources reported several alleviations made for Palestinian workers. 26,500 workers aged 35 and over from the West Bank were permitted to enter Israel. 1500 workers aged 21 and over were permitted to enter Israel to work in the Atarot industrial area. The closure on the Gaza Strip remained active.