Middle East

Gaza's underground economy takes a hit

One of Hamas's ceasefire conditions was the opening of borders, including the Rafah crossing into Egypt.
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2012 19:27

Smugglers bringing in goods to the Gaza Strip from Egypt have taken a hit after the recent Israeli attacks on the Palestinian territory.
Bombs have destroyed many tunnels used to keep Gaza's economy running.
Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from the Rafah crossing into Egypt.


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