The Karam Abu Salem is the only commercial crossing operating in Gaza for the entry of goods, aid and fuel. It is regularly closed each Friday and Saturday and during the Jewish holidays.
Due to the Israeli opening of Karam Abu Salem crossing for the entry of fuel supplies, the power plant will not stop running, the authority explained.
The authority had earlier declared that due to the sudden closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing last night, Gaza’s power plant would be temporary shut down for few days.
The Israeli authorities had earlier closed Karam Abu Salem crossing, Gaza’s sole commercial passageway, without any prior notice or known reasons.