- The main junction point on the road connecting Israel and the Gush Katif settlement bloc that was located in the south edge of the Gaza Strip along the Mediterranean Coast. It was the site of many clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian guerillas as well as Palestinian terrorist attacks targeting soldiers and settlers during the first intifada and the Al-Aksa intifada.See also Suicide Bombings.
Historical Dictionary of Israel. Bernard Reich David H. Goldberg. Edited by Jon Woronoff..
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