IDF troops nab three Iraqi nationals trying to infiltrate into Israel

October 28, 2007 20:02

IDF troops nabbed three Iraqi nationals who tried infiltrating into Israel over the weekend. Sources in the IDF Southern Command said it was the first time that Iraqi nationals were caught trying to enter Israel via its southern border with Egypt. Over the past year, some 3,000 foreign nationals - mostly from Sudan, Africa and eastern Europe - were caught by the security forces trying to cross illegally into Israel through its border with Egypt.

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