Four dead in fire exchanges on Israel - Egypt border
The Israeli army on Friday said it had foiled an infiltration attempt from Egypt and killed three armed Islamists. Media reports said one Israeli was also killed.
According to a military spokesman, Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, activists equipped with explosive belts opened fire on soldiers at the border between Israel and the Egyptian Sinai desert. The troops, who were watching a group of workers on a fence, returned fire and killed three militants, said the spokesman.