Monday at night, January 28 2013; The Israeli army claimed that its soldiers managed to foil an infiltration attempt by gunmen who attempted to infiltrate into Israel through the Egyptian border.The army said that gunmen approached the Egyptian side of the border fence, while a car also approached the Israeli side of the fence.

According to the Israeli military statement, the soldiers noticed the vehicle approaching the fence, and ordered the driver to stop, but he did not cede to the soldiers command, and the army opened fire.

Two persons were in the car and were both injured before the army took them to the Soroka hospital in Beershivsa (Be’er As-Sabe’).