Egyptian border guards kill Sudanese man at Israel border

Egyptian security forces on Wednesday killedan unarmed Sudanese man who tried to enter Israel illegally during anexchange of gun fire between Egyptian border guards and a human trafficking gang.

The smugglers opened fire at the border guards, who were trying to preventtheir truck from infiltrating the border into Israel.

None of the Egyptians were woundedin the incident, and the human traffickers fled the scene with at least fourAfrican immigrants.

Since the beginning of 2010, Egyptian security forces have killed three Africans who tried to enterIsrael illegally.