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Israel imposed blockades on the Gaza Strip in an attempt to stop Palestinian rocket and mortar attacks. Officials said the Israeli army imposed a blockade on a road linking northern and southern parts of the strip. In addition, the Gush Katif junction was blocked to Palestinian traffic as well as the coastal road west of Netzarim, in the center of the Gaza Strip. The move came after five residents of the Israeli town of Sderot were treated for shock after two rockets fell in the town.

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