Egyptian authorities open Rafah crossing for Palestinian injured
Palestinians injured in Israeli air strikes will be transferred across border to Egypt's Al-Arish General Hospital
Thursday 15 Nov 2012
Rafah Crossing (Photo:AP)
Egyptian authorities have permanently opened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip after Israeli air strikes hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday.
An unnamed Egyptian military source told "DPA" that the Egyptian authorities had decided to open the Rafah border on Wednesday and had cancelled all holidays for workers at the crossing.
The source added that the crossing was open and ready to receive injured Palestinians who would be transferred to Al-Arish General Hospital.