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Israeli authorities have informed the Palestinian side that it decided to shut down all the crossings on Friday.
"Israeli on Friday closed down the crossings of Nahal UZ, KeremShalom and Karni without explaining the reasons behind this comprehensive closure,"
The witnesses said five Israeli army bulldozers backed by three armored vehicles drove about 350 meters into the area and razed agricultural lands east of the refugee camp.
Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses said that
"Under the planning regime applied by the Israel Civil Administration (ICA), Palestinian construction is effectively prohibited in some 70% of Area C, or approximately 44% of the West Bank, in areas that have been largely designated for the use of Israeli settlements or the Israeli military," reads the report.
The report claims that Israel's planning regime in Area C directly contributes to the poor living conditions confronting many Palestinian residents of the West Bank.