IDF troops foil drug-smuggling on Egypt border; suspect shot dead

The IDF says that troops killed an alleged Israeli drug smuggler on the Israel-Egypt border after the car he was in sped toward them.

According to the army, three “suspicious vehicles” were identified approaching the border fence from the direction of Israel but despite soldiers calling for them to stop, one of the vehicles accelerated in their direction.

In response, the soldiers opened fire, killing one of the suspects.

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