They hoped that the situation was temporary and would pass within a day or two, but as the hours ticked by, the businessmen and traders in the Gaza Strip were becoming more and more disturbed. For them, closing the crossings between Gaza and Israel for three days in a row is first of all an economic matter and a loss of livelihood.
"Who will pay us for all the damage we have caused? Will someone give us compensation for what was lost? This is a severe blow to the private sector in Gaza.
Source: Israel Hayom