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The IDF on Thursday, ahead of the Passover holiday, issued a closure order affecting Palestinians crossings into and out of Judea and samaria.
“In accordance with the directives of the Minister of Defense and as part of the situation assessments in the IDF, a general closure will be implemented in the Judea and Samaria region,” the IDF statement said.
The closure began late Thursday and will be lifted late Saturday “in accordance with security assessments,” the IDF said.
The statement also stated that “for the duration of the closure, persons in need of medical attention, humanitarian aid or exceptional cases, will be permitted to pass for care, with the authorization of the Civil Administration.”
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