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64,000 Palestinians with second passports leave Gaza

In November, Egypt began allowing foreigners and Palestinians with second passports to leave the Strip via the Rafah border crossing.

• April 4, 2024
PALESTINIANS FLEEING GAZA (credit: rueters)
PALESTINIANS FLEEING GAZA (credit: rueters)

More than 64,600 Palestinians with second passports have left the Gaza Strip since the war broke out in 2023, the Egyptian state-linked al-Qahera News TV reported.

According to the broadcaster, around 3,706 injured people have arrived in Egypt from Gaza for treatment, along with more than 6,000 accompanying them.

In November, Egypt began allowing foreigners and Palestinians with second passports to leave the Strip via the Rafah border crossing.

The injured Palestinians have also been evacuated for treatment in Egypt and other countries in the region.

(dpa/NAN)

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