February 8, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities Monday closed two major
checkpoints that link between Nablus and the southern West Bank districts, preventing
Palestinians from traveling through.
closed Huwwara checkpoint, just on the southern outskirts of Nablus, and
Za’tara checkpoint, at Nablus-Ramallah road, in the early morning hours,
causing a traffic jam.
Israeli closure of the two checkpoints forced Palestinian drivers to use
alternative long detours in order to reach services and livelihoods.
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