Report: Gaza on high alert after kidnappings in Sinai

May 16, 2013 14:31

Gaza's Interior Ministry on Thursday announced a state of alert along its border with Egypt after unknown militants kidnapped seven Egyptian security officials and police officers in Sinai, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported.

According to the report, the Hamas-run ministry said security was heightened in case the kidnappers tried to smuggle the Egyptian servicemen into the Gaza Strip.

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