Israel Draws Up Plan To Cut Gaza Energy
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Associated Press
by Laurie Copans - October 24, 2007 - 1:18pm


Israeli military experts have formulated a plan to gradually cut off electricity and fuel to the Gaza Strip in response to ongoing rocket fire from the Palestinian area, defense officials said Wednesday. Israel provides more than half of Gaza's electricity, and any power cutoff is sure to make life more difficult for residents of the already impoverished territory. The move is also certain to draw harsh international condemnation.



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