IDF shoots two Gaza terrorists near security fence

IDF troops identified and shot two Palestinians who were laying an explosive device near the Gaza-Israel security fence, Thursday afternoon. The soldiers confirmed that they hit the terrorists but couldn't establish their condition, Israel Radio reported. In other news, Egyptian sources announced that approximately 400 Palestinians who were stuck on the Egyptian side of the border since Hamas's takeover of the Gaza Strip in June. Sources added that only about 30 more Palestinians now remained in Egypt, and that those refused to return to the strip through Israel for fear that they would be detained during the passage.