African migrant shot dead on Egypt-Israel border

An African migrant was shot dead by Egyptian police as he crossed the border into Israel on Saturday, while 30 suspected illegal migrants were arrested in a separate raid, security officials said. "Police opened fire on a group of African migrants who were trying to cross the border into Israel south of Rafah," from the Sinai peninsula, an official told Agencies on condition of anonymity. "One of the migrants, whose identity has not yet been established, was hit by two bullets," he added. The official could not say if the rest of the group were arrested or managed to flee.

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