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Palestinians injured in crush at border crossing

Palestinians desperate to cross into Egypt from Gaza surged toward a border terminal Thursday, throwing stones as security personnel fired their weapons to maintain control. Seven people were injured, medics said. Citing security threats, Israel allows the Rafah crossing — Gaza’s only gateway to the outside world — to operate only sporadically, leading to massive crowds on the rare occasions it opens. Some 5,000 people showed up ahead of its opening Thursday, many sleeping there overnight. Full Story

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