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Egypt moving to prevent mass exodus from the Gaza Strip into the Sinai Peninsula

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Egypt stated it is taking action to prevent a mass exodus of Palestinian refugees from the Gaza Strip into the Sinai Peninsula. The move comes after Israel urged Gazans to flee Gaza and enter the Sinai. Egyptian authorities stated it would not allow any mass exodus of Palestinians into Sinai, and saw any move to push Palestinians to migrate south as a serious threat to its security. The Rafah border crossing Rafah is the sole possible crossing point into Sinai for Gaza's 2.3 million residents. This event took place on 10/10/2023 at the following location: Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Refugee Issue

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Reuters

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