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Mon 27 May 2024 2:55 pm - Jerusalem Time

Two Egyptians dead in a clash between the Egyptian and Israeli armies at the Rafah crossing

Israeli media reported that an exchange of fire took place between the Egyptian army and the Israeli army at the Rafah crossing, which led to the death of two people on the Egyptian side.


The Israeli Broadcasting Authority reported that an Egyptian soldier was killed in an exchange of fire between the Israeli army and Egyptian soldiers at the Rafah crossing, noting that there were no casualties among the Israeli army after the exchange of fire with Egyptian forces.


For its part, the Israeli "Wala" website reported that two Egyptians were killed in an exchange of fire with the Israeli army at the Rafah crossing.


Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper published the news of the exchange of fire between the two sides after the Israeli military censorship allowed the publication, it said.


The Al Jazeera correspondent said that the Israeli military censorship deleted news about the incident.


Earlier, Israeli Channel 13 said that an unusual incident occurred between the Israeli and Egyptian armies, while Channel 14 revealed that Egyptian soldiers opened fire on Israeli soldiers inside the Rafah crossing, without causing any casualties.


Israeli Channel 14 reported that none of the Israeli soldiers were injured in the incident.


But Israeli media said that Egyptian security opened fire on an Israeli truck, and Israeli soldiers responded with gunfire, and there were casualties.


Israeli media reported that Israeli army forces responded with fire as a warning.


It added - from sources - that this incident comes at the height of tension with Egypt, and may have important political consequences.



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Two Egyptians dead in a clash between the Egyptian and Israeli armies at the Rafah crossing

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