Israel ‘shuts Allenby crossing to Jordan’

 

The Allenby crossing is the sole entry and exit point for Palestinians in the
West Bank traveling abroad and operated by the Israeli authorities.

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces closed the West Bank’s Allenby crossing to Jordan on Thursday evening, witnesses told Ma’an.

The terminal, the sole entry and exit point for Palestinians in the West Bank to travel abroad, was shut down around 5 p.m. as ambulances, fire services, and Israeli police entered the closed zone, travelers said.

Crossings authorities could not be reached to comment on the unscheduled closure.

(www.maannews.net / 01.12.2011)

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