Saturday, January 26, 2008

Guards Injured In Egyptian-Gaza Border Chaos

From The Telegraph:

At least 36 Egyptian security personnel have been hospitalized, including some in critical condition, due to incidents with Palestinians at the breached Gaza border, the Egyptian foreign minister announced yesterday.

Pedestrians are now being joined by Gaza-registered trucks carrying food and taxis ferrying Palestinians across the border, which was breached by bombs from Hamas militants earlier in the week.

Traffic flows as clashes at Egyptian border continue
Traffic accompanies the thousands of pedestrians streaming across the border

Riot police and armoured vehicles attempted to regain control of the frontier by restricting Gaza motorists to a small area to stem the flow of traffic into the country.

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My Comment: As I and others predicted, Egypt is now trying its best to close the border. They do not have the resources nor will to assist the Palestinians and Hamas in Gaza. Expect more conflict and frustration in the next few days.

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