Egypt Live Blog
Egypt - Apr 25, 2012 - 18:12
The Associated Press reports:
An Egyptian security official says border guards shot to death a female African migrant trying to illegally cross into Israel and arrested three others.
He says the slain migrant refused to stop early Wednesday when guards fired warning shots in the air while chasing her south of the Rafah border crossing in the Sinai peninsula.
Separately, three African migrants were arrested while trying to cross borders in the same area, according to the same official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the press.
Migrants mostly from Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea make the long and dangerous journey through Egypt to Israel in search for a better life and jobs.