Egyptian guards injure African, arrest 18 at Israel border

By
September 13, 2009 15:33

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Egyptian officials said border guards have wounded an African migrant woman and arrested 18 men from Ethiopia and Eritrea trying to cross illegally into Israel. Security and medical officials said border guards tried to stop the woman from crossing early Sunday south of the Rafah border crossing. They said the guards first fired warning shots in the air but then shot her in the arm when she refused to surrender. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to the media, said the woman was taken to a hospital. Many migrants seeking political asylum and jobs try to cross into Israel with the help of Bedouin traffickers.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 15, 2018
German, Turkish ministers to meet before Erdogan-Merkel talks

By REUTERS