On Monday (June 27), over 6,080 tons of goods and fuel entered the Gaza Strip from Israel

Date: 28/06/2011, 7:41 PM     Author: Barney Breen-Portnoy, IDF (Zahal) Website

During the first two days of this week, more than 400 trucks carrying over 11,000 tons of goods and fuel have entered the Gaza Strip from Israel by land at the Kerem Shalom border crossing.

217 trucks carrying over 5,800 tons of supplies entered the Gaza Strip on Sunday (June 26) while 222 trucks carrying over 6,080 tons of supplies crossed into the Hamas-controlled coastal enclave on Monday (June 27).

The delivery of humanitarian aid and development assistance to the civilian population of the Gaza Strip is coordinated by the Israeli government, in conjunction with the Israel Defense Forces.

Israel is committed to defending the security of its citizens. At the same time, Israel will also continue humanitarian efforts to aid the civilian population of the Gaza Strip.

Last month, 4,942 trucks carrying 127,353 tons of supplies, including construction materials, entered the Gaza Strip.