Two Palestinian teenagers were arrested ion Monday after they entered the Egypt via a tunnel at the borders with the Gaza Strip.

Rami Abu8 Mustafa, 17, and Mahmoud Al Alawi, 16, told the Egyptian police that they entered Egypt to work in smuggling food through the tunnels into the Gaza Strip.

A Palestinian man was arrested on Sunday after he entered Egypt via tunnels, local sources reported.

Since Israel started its siege on the Gaza Strip back in June of 2007 the tunnels became the source of much needed supplies to the 1.5 million Palestinians living in the coastal enclave.