Israel reopens border crossings with Gaza


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel reopened its two border crossings with Gaza, which were closed after a rocket was fired into Israel from the coastal strip.

The Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings were reopened on Tuesday after having been ordered closed on Saturday.

The rocket that landed Friday evening in southern Israel caused no damage or injuries, the Israel Defense Forces reported. It was the second time since the cease-fire took effect that a rocket fired from Gaza landed in Israel. Israel did not return fire.

The Rafah border between Egypt and Gaza also has been closed for the past several days following attacks on Egyptian security forces patrolling the Sinai.


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