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  10/2/2011, Tishrei 4, 5772

Egyptians Pursue Smugglers Near Sinai Border


Egyptian troops near the Sinai border opened fire on a group of smugglers, reports said Sunday morning. The incident tool place near Nizana. No injuries or damage on the Israeli side of the border was reported.

Egypt did not immediately announce if security officers had caught the smugglers, what they were carrying, or where they planned to bring the items.