GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli authorities opened the Kerem Shalom crossing on Thursday in order to allow food aid and fuel into the Gaza Strip.
Raed Fattouh, a Palestinian official responsible for the crossing, said that 450 truckloads of goods for the trade, agricultural, and aid sectors were supposed to be allowed into Gaza.
Fattouh added that 150 trucks of those being allowed to cross are carrying gravel to be used in Qatari infrastructural projects.
He pointed out that fuel will also be allowed into Gaza.
The Kerem Shalom crossing is the only entry point for commercial and humanitarian goods from Israel into Gaza. more