Today, 183 Palestinian workers entered Israel and 51 factory owners into Erez industrial zone. An additional 129 merchants were allowed to enter Israel. This is the largest number of persons permitted to cross into Israel and the industrial zone since the start of the disengagement on 15 August.
Patients and "humanitarian" cases are being allowed to cross into Israel with coordination from the Israeli DCL.
Rafah terminal remains open for passenger movement in and out of Gaza, although coordination is still required for Palestinian males aged 16 to 35 years.
Karni and Nahal Oz have been open each day since Monday, 22 August when they closed to coincide with the evacuation of Netzarim.