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Gazans call for strike over collapsing economy

The economy of Gaza, assailed by war, poor governance and blockades, has reached the verge of collapse.

Business leaders in Gaza say the economy is on the verge of collapse. With unemployment soaring and sales falling, they have called a strike to highlight their plight.

For more than 10 years the Gaza Strip faced a blockade by Israel that has taken a severe toll on its economy.

Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports from Gaza City.