Israel Reopens Palestinian Crossings After Tel Aviv Cafe Attack

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ABC News reports: Israel has reopened Palestinian crossing points from the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following a three-day closure put in place after last week’s deadly Tel Aviv shooting, the Army said.

Crossings were reopened overnight as planned, an army spokeswoman said, though “security checks are ongoing” in Yatta, the West Bank village where the two Tel Aviv attackers were from.

The village had been put on lockdown in the hours after Wednesday night’s attack that killed four Israelis and wounded five others.

Crossing points were shut on Friday morning, preventing Palestinians from entering Israel and annexed east Jerusalem.

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