Ben Gurion Airport: 17 Nigerian tourists escape flight

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 3, 2010 13:16

Seventeen Nigerian tourists who were visiting Israel decided not to board their flight back while at Ben Gurion Airport Friday morning and disappeared somewhere in the area of the airport.

Eight were apprehended by security forces but the remaining nine have yet to be found.

Immigration officers were called to the scene.

Authorities believe that tourists want to remain in Israel as illegal foreign workers.


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