31.01.2011 26.Shevat, 5771
Persisting Egypt unrest brings Gaza smugglers to a grinding halt
Gazans report fuel shortages as underground tunnel trade drops.
Gaza Strip residents flocked to gas stations Saturday after clashes in Egypt hampered smugglers ferrying fuel supplies through tunnels that run under the border into the enclave, witnesses said.
Merchants and tunnelers said the pace of smuggling of fuel and other materials had dropped in recent days and reached its lowest level on Saturday as clashes between Egyptian residents of north Sinai and security forces intensified….