JERUSALEM – Israeli troops have killed an unidentified man who
illegally crossed into Israel through the porous border with Egypt´s
A military statement says soldiers patrolling the border overnight
spotted a group of people who had breached the frontier. It says the
soldiers called on the people to stop, but the infiltrators opened
fire, drawing return fire from the Israeli troops.
The military said Tuesday that one man was killed and the others fled
back to Egyptian territory.
Israel is building an electronic barrier along the 150-mile (230-
kilometer) border with Egypt to keep out militants and African