Gunfire wounds Israeli on border with Egypt
Militants loyal to ISIS are waging a deadly insurgency in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel
An Israeli working along the border with Egypt was wounded by gunfire on Tuesday, officials said, but further details on the incident were not yet clear.
The Israeli military said shots were heard in the border area and “initial reports suggest that an Israeli was wounded”.
The defense ministry said an employee for a contractor carrying out work on the border fence was wounded by gunfire.
There were no further details on the location of the incident and no indication of the source of the shots.
Militants loyal to ISIS are waging a deadly insurgency in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel.
Egypt and Jordan are the only two Arab countries to have peace treaties with Israel.
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