In accordance with the directives of the Minister of Defense and as part of the situation assessments in the IDF (Zahal), a general closure will be implemented in the Judea and Samaria region. The closure will begin today, Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 23:59. The closure will be lifted on the night of Friday, March 30, 2012 at 23:59, in accordance with security assessments.

For the duration of the closure, persons in need of medical attention, humanitarian aid or exceptional cases will be permitted to pass for care, with the authorization of the Civil Administration.