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Gaza Economy Suffers after Lifeline Destroyed (VOA On Assignment Oct. 25)i
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October 25, 2013 12:37 PM
VOA Middle East correspondent Scott Bobb tells On Assignment's Rebecca Ward about his recent trip to the Gaza Strip. Scott reports Gaza is suffering economically after the Egyptian government destroyed most of the smuggling tunnels between the region and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The tunnels provided an economic lifeline to Gaza, which has spent the last seven years under an Israeli blockade.

Gaza Economy Suffers after Lifeline Destroyed (VOA On Assignment Oct. 25)

Published October 25, 2013

VOA Middle East correspondent Scott Bobb tells On Assignment's Rebecca Ward about his recent trip to the Gaza Strip. Scott reports Gaza is suffering economically after the Egyptian government destroyed most of the smuggling tunnels between the region and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The tunnels provided an economic lifeline to Gaza, which has spent the last seven years under an Israeli blockade.