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Israel seals Gaza border crossings after rocket attack

Israel’s border crossings with the Gaza Strip were sealed on Monday, following a rocket attack by Palestinian fighters.

  • Agencies
  • Published: 12:58 September 15, 2008
  • Gulf News

Gaza: Israel's border crossings with the Gaza Strip were sealed on Monday, following a rocket attack by Palestinian fighters.

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak ordered the indefinite closure of the crossings after the attack.

The rocket, which was fired into the Israeli town of Sderot, started a fire but did not cause any casualties.

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