Egyptian security sources reported Tuesday that a 31-year-old Eritrean man was killed by Egyptian Border Police fire while trying to infiltrate into Israel. Medical sources in Egypt reported that two other immigrants, one from Eretria and one from Sudan, were wounded and were moved to an Egyptian hospital in Al Arish, north of Sinai.

The Egyptian Border Police have killed 14 immigrants this year comparing to 19 who were killed in 2009.