Civilian killed at Israel, Egyptian border

Posted on June 18, 2012 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Warning, Travel News

One Israeli civilian was killed Monday morning along the Egyptian border in an ambush combining rifle fire, antitank weapons and two explosive devices. Two terrorists who crossed into Israel were killed in an ensuing gunfight.

The coordinated ambush was reminiscent of earlier attacks along the Israel-Egypt border, including the August 18, 2011, attack on Route 12 that claimed eight Israeli lives. Read Article

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