Egyptian police shoot dead African migrant at Israel border

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 2, 2011 14:39

Egyptian policemen on Sunday shot dead an African migrant trying to illegally cross the border into Israel, AFP reported quoting a local security official.

The man was spotted near the border in Sinai and was shot twice in the stomach after not responding to orders to stop, the security official said.

Over 30 migrants have been killed trying to cross the Egyptian border with Israel, mainly by Egyptian police.


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