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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Egypt discovers 8 more tunnels

Not a bad day's work. from Firas Press (autotranslated):
Egyptian security forces discovered today 8 tunnels on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egyptian territories that were used for smuggling into Gaza. The Egyptian security official explained that these tunnels were discovered north of the Rafah border crossing during the last 24 hours and that they arrested Egyptians.

In another incident police opened fire on Egyptian smugglers near the Egyptian-Israeli border in Sinai. The smugglers fled from the scene leaving behind five hundred kilograms of hashish.