Egypt to Expand Buffer Zone Opposite Gaza

(Daily News-Egypt) North Sinai Governor Abdel Fattah Harhour announced Tuesday that buildings and facilities located in the area of the Gaza buffer zone's third phase have been completely surveyed in preparation for evacuation. The first and second phases have been completed, with each phase covering 500 meters. It is believed that the third phase will cover an additional 500 meters. Harhour said that the new Rafah city will be constructed behind the buffer zone, which is set to be 5 km. in depth along the border with Gaza.

2015-08-14 00:00:00

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