A number of Egyptian soldiers were killed and injured after a suicide
bomber blew himself up on the Egyptian side of the border with Israel on
Friday morning near the Philadelphi Route crossing.
officials said that the suicide bomber was thought to belong to the
Popular Resistance Committees, the organization who orchestrated the terror attacks near Eilat
on Thursday that left eight people dead. RELATED:Erekat warns Israel against 'irresponsible action' in Gaza Livni calls for 'action' in response to terror attacks
Thursday, two Egyptian security personnel were killed during an IDF
raid on terrorists along the Egyptian Israeli border, an Egyptian army
official told Reuters.
The army official said the men from the
Central Security force were killed as the IDF chased terrorists along
the border of Egypt's Red Sea resort of Taba in South Sinai and Eilat.
IDF plane had been chasing militant infiltrators along the border
between Taba and Eliat and one Egyptian Central Security officer and a
Central Security man were caught in the line of fire," the army official