Gaza’s suffering increases as Israelis cut gas supplies

Gazans urgently need gas for cooking and warming up due to the current extreme cold wave

Suffering of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip has doubled due to the Israeli cuts of cooking gas supplies during the current extreme cold wave.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli authorities have been stealing the Palestinian gas off the Mediterranean coast, use it and sell it to the world.

Days of Palestine, West Bank –Suffering of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip has doubled due to the Israeli cuts of cooking gas supplies during the current extreme cold wave.

“It is week four since the Israeli authorities severely decreased cooking gas supplies for the Gaza Strip,” Mohamed al-Abadaleh, member of the Union of Owners of Fuel and Gas Companies.

He also said that the amount allowed to Gaza is only 15 per cent of the daily needs in the normal times; however, the current consumption is far more than the 300 tons due to the cold weather of winter

  • Gaza stations across the Gaza Strip are full of empty gas containers as they are unable to fulfill the needs of the consumers.
    Gaza stations across the Gaza Strip are full of empty gas containers as they are unable to fulfill the needs of the consumers.

Gaza stations across the Gaza Strip are full of empty gas containers as they are unable to fulfill the needs of the consumers.

People have started using coal and wood fire for cooking and doing other things in order to keep their life going on.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli authorities have been stealing the Palestinian gas off the Mediterranean coast, use it and sell it to the world.

In addition, it imposes restrictions on the Palestinians in Gaza regarding working to get their gas out of the huge reserves.

Every year, the Israeli occupation cuts cooking gas supplies for Gaza residents during the most extremist cold waves which starts at the end of December.

(Source / 04.01.2016)

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