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West Bank plagued by travel troubles

UN says Israel has set up 543 road obstacles in the occupied West Bank, limiting travel for Palestinians.
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2013 03:53

Hundreds of checkpoints, political trouble and stones thrown at Palestinian truck drivers working in the occupied West Bank contribute to many difficult and delayed journeys.

The United Nations says Israel has set up 543 obstacles on roads, hindering travel for Palestinians who can never guarantee how long each trip will take.

Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from the West Bank.

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