Army closes West Bank during holidays
Published Wednesday 25/04/2012 (updated) 26/04/2012 14:09
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israel closed checkpoints in the West Bank late Tuesday for 48 hours while the country commemorates national holidays, the army said.
All entry and exit crossings from the West Bank will be closed until Thursday at midnight, with the exception of prior-authorized medical emergencies, a press statement said.
Israel marks Memorial Day on Wednesday, and Independence Day on Thursday.