IDF confirms incident at Rafah Crossing, says it’s in touch with Egypt

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The IDF says officials are in contact with Egypt following “a shooting incident” on the Gaza-Egypt border, after media reports described an armed clash between the sides that left an Egyptian soldier dead.

“A few hours ago there was a shooting incident on the Egyptian border, the [incident] is under investigation, dialogue is taking place with the Egyptian side,” the military says.

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