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PA police detain 22 Palestinians at Allenby crossing, Israel turns away 33

Dec. 17, 2016 5:58 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 17, 2016 5:58 P.M.)
JERICHO (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Authority (PA) police arrested 22 Palestinians over the past week while attempting to travel to Jordan from the occupied West Bank via the Allenby Bridge, according to a statement released Saturday by the Palestinian police.

The detainees, according to the statement, were either “wanted” by the PA or banned from traveling outside the West Bank.

The statement also mentioned that some 12,800 Palestinian left the West Bank into Jordan during the same period, and approximately 13,800 arrived in the West Bank from the Jordanian side.

In addition, the statement noted that special coordination was organized for 13 sick Palestinians on both sides of the crossing to pass in Palestinian ambulances.

Israeli authorities also denied the passage of 33 Palestinians from the Israeli side of the crossing for alleged security purposes.

Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are not permitted to travel internationally via Israel’s international airport in Tel Aviv, forcing thousands of Palestinians to pass into Jordan on a daily basis in order to travel outside of the occupied territory.
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