Egypt Arrests Two Palestinians In Sinai

April 29, 2012 7:56 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0
29 Apr
7:56 PM

The Egyptian Security Forces arrested, Sunday, two Palestinians at a roadblock in Sinai after claiming that the two entered Egypt illegally.The Egyptian Ahram daily reported that the Egyptian Security Forces were tipped about “Palestinians entering Egypt illegally”, through the siege-busting tunnels along the border between Gaza and Egypt.

The two were detained at a roadblock in Baloutha area, north of Sinai.

They were identified as Bassam Mahmoud Baraka, 34, and Haitham Ibrahim Tafesh, 36. They were moved to an Egyptian security base for interrogation.

Dozens of Palestinians were previously arrested by Egypt for entering the country through the tunnels.

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