Egypt Turns Back 3,000 Palestinians

[AFP] Egyptian authorities have turned back around 3,000 Palestinians trying to reach Cairo and other cities after crossing into Sinai from Gaza, a security source said. Egyptian media reported that authorities had raided hotels and rented apartments in Cairo and other large cities in search of Palestinians who may have slipped past security. One security source said a number of Palestinians had been arrested in Taba on the Israeli border and in southern Egypt.

2008-01-29 01:00:00

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