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An Egyptian army helicopter patrols over the border between Gaza Strip and Egypt, Sept, 17, 213. Cairo closed the Rafah crossing, Gaza's main window to the world, completely last week after assailants crashed two explosive-laden cars into a security building adjacent to the border zone, killing six Egyptian soldiers. Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesman of Health Ministry in Gaza Strip, said 1,000 patients a month required medical care in Egypt and in other countries. Rafah's closure, he said, would also affect the import of medication and prevent foreign doctors from visiting Gaza. Photo by Mosad al-Mahmoum