Egyptian police kill Sudan migrant trying to enter Israel

September 10, 2010 17:15

EL-ARISH, Egypt — An Egyptian security official reported on Friday that police forces killed a Sudanese migrant trying to cross into Israel.

The official said the police fired warning shots but the migrant refused to surrender in the incident which took place about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the Rafah border crossing.Police also arrested two Eritrean migrants south of Rafah in a separate incident, the official stated.

They Eritreans said they had paid $1,000 each to Bedouin traffickers to help them cross into Israel.

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