A sniper shoots dead an Israeli Arab in cross-border fire from Sinai

A 15-year old boy working for an Israeli Arab contractor on the Israel-Egyptian border fence was injured Tuesday by am unidentified sniper shooting across the border from Mt Harif.  He was rushed to Beersheba's Soroka hospital where he died of his wounds. The highway, Rte 10, which runs south parallel to the border was first reopened to trippers for the High Holidays. It was kept closed to traffic for five years after eight Israelis were killed in deadly terrorist attacks from Sinai..

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