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Drug smugglers open fire at IDF on Egypt border; no injuries

Drug smugglers opened fire at IDF troops along the Israeli-Egyptian border overnight while bringing the illicit substances into Israel, the military says.

No soldiers were injured nor was damage caused to their vehicles, according to the army.

“IDF troops who tried to thwart the smuggling spotted a number of suspects who opened fire at them. The soldiers returned fire,” the military says.

The Israel Defense Forces confirms that the soldiers did not succeed in preventing the smuggling operation and that the drugs were successfully brought into the country.

Judah Ari Gross

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