IOA extends hermetic closure on West Bank
|Sunday, March 28,2010 21:05|
The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has decided to extend its hermetic closure on the West Bank that started on Friday till midnight Saturday for three more days ending at midnight Tuesday, Hebrew media reported on Sunday.
Daily Yediot Ahronot said that the Israeli police declared a state of alert and deployed thousands of policemen and border police since Saturday evening in occupied Jerusalem.
It noted that security measures were tightened in the holy city following the tensions that engulfed it recently.
Sealing the West Bank paralyzes commercial activity and movement of workers between the West Bank and 1948 occupied Palestine.