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Gazans face fuel shortage

Supplies running low after Egypt closes down tunnels used to smuggle goods and circumvent Israeli sanctions.

Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 11:22
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Shortages of some basic goods occur in Gaza frequently due to Israeli sanctions.

For weeks fuel supplies have been running out in the Palestinian territory, posing a new challenge for residents.

The shortage came after tunnels that were widely used to smuggle goods are being shut down by the Egyptian military.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Gaza.

 

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