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Palestinians attack main Gaza-Israel checkpoint

The Erez checkpoint is the main crossing for thousands of Palestinian workers with jobs in Israel.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2006 10:20 IST

Three armed Palestinians attacked the Erez checkpoint, one of the majorroutes between Israel andGaza, on Thursday.

Theythrew hand grenades and opened fire on Israeli forces. Two Palestinians were shot dead in the encounter. There were no Israeli casualties.

The Erez checkpoint is the main crossing for thousands of Palestinian workers with jobs in Israel.