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  Tishrei 19, 5773 , 05/10/12

3 PA Students Arrested for Entering Egypt via Tunnels

Egypt arrested three students from the Palestinian Authority, Thursday, after they entered the northern Sinai Peninsula via smuggling tunnels from Hamas-controlled Gaza, according to Egyptian security sources cited by the Ma'an news agency.

The sources said the students were arrested at an area checkpoint and told investigators that they wanted to visit relatives in Ismailia but encountered difficulties when they tried to enter via the Rafah crossing.

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