Egypt: African migrants shot on border with Israel

RAFAH, Egypt  — An Egyptian security official says borderguards have fatally shot two African migrants and wounded eight tryingto cross illegally into Israel.

The official said the guardsfirst fired warning shots to stop the migrants from crossing the bordersouth of Rafah on Saturday. The migrants were from Eritrea and Guinea.

The official said the wounded were taken to a hospital, and three were in critical condition. One other migrant was detained.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

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