Middle East

Tunnel Closures Hit Gaza Farmersi
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October 10, 2013 3:25 PM
An offensive by Egypt’s new government against militants in the Sinai Peninsula has destroyed most of the smuggling tunnels to Gaza. The resulting job losses and shortages of agricultural supplies are squeezing the livelihoods of local farmers. VOA’s Scott Bobb spoke to one of them and has this report from Gaza.

Tunnel Closures Hit Gaza Farmers

Published October 10, 2013

An offensive by Egypt’s new government against militants in the Sinai Peninsula has destroyed most of the smuggling tunnels to Gaza. The resulting job losses and shortages of agricultural supplies are squeezing the livelihoods of local farmers. VOA’s Scott Bobb spoke to one of them and has this report from Gaza.


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