First aid trucks enter Rafah crossing to Gaza since truce collapsed

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The first aid trucks since the collapse of the Gaza truce have entered through the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing on Saturday, on their way to Awja crossing for inspection before continuing the journey to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian security, and Red Crescent sources told Reuters.

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Two fuel trucks and 50 aid trucks went through the Egyptian side heading to Awja for inspection, the sources added.

An Israeli military spokesperson said several trucks carrying humanitarian supplies entered the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops in northern Gaza continue to encounter Hamas fighters.

“Throughout the day several trucks - tens of trucks - have come into Gaza after being security cleared on the Israeli side,” Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner told a briefing with journalists.

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