Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Egyptian security detain 5 Palestinians

An Egyptian security force operates near a watchtower on the Egyptian
side of Gaza's border town, Rafah (MaanImages/Hatem Omar, File)

EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) -- Egyptian security forces detained five Palestinians who entered the country through Gaza tunnels to film a documentary, officials said Wednesday.

Egyptian authorities said five Palestinians, including a journalist, entered via tunnel in the Salad-Ad-Din area of Rafah in order to film a documentary about the border area.

They are being held for investigation, Egyptian security said. The Palestinians were not immediately identified.