Israeli army established ‘operational control’ over Philadelphi corridor: Israel media

Ahram Online , Wednesday 29 May 2024

The Israeli military said on Wednesday that it had established “operational control” over the entire length of the Philadelphi corridor, a 14-kilometre strip which runs all along the Gaza-Egypt border, according to reports in Israeli media.

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An Israeli army tank rolls near a sunflower field in Israel s southern border with the Gaza Strip on May 28, 2024. AFP


Israeli troops are physically present in most of the corridor excluding a small section near the coast where ground forces are not present, according to Israeli media.

Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's national security adviser told local media that the Israeli army currently controls 75 percent of the corridor.

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