Israel closes crossings to Palestinian territories during Jewish holidays

Tel Aviv, Sep 21 (IANS) The Israeli military reported that it will close every one of the designated spots and intersections associating the nation and the West Bank during the forthcoming Jewish occasions.

“Crossing will be conceivable just for excellent compassionate and clinical cases,” the military said in an assertion on Tuesday.

The main conclusion will be forced in front of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, reports Xinhua news organization.

It will begin the evening of September 25 and will be lifted at 12 PM between September 27-28, “as per a circumstance evaluation”, the military said.

On October 9, one more day-long conclusion will be forced, in front of the Jewish occasion of Sukkot.

After six days, another day conclusion will be forced because of a similar occasion.

This year, the move comes at a delicate time because of rising number of conflicts between Israeli powers and Palestinians in the West Bank.