More on Sinai kidnapping

Israeli security officials are confirming the report of a kidnapping in Sinai, Channel 2 says.

According to the report, one Israeli and one European who crossed the Israel-Egypt border at Taba were seized by gunmen. The European is either Belgian or Norwegian, according to the report.

The Israeli government has a terror warning in effect for Sinai and citizens are strongly discouraged from going there. Most of the Israeli citizens who do cross the border are Arab.

Initial information indicates that the reportedly kidnapped Israeli is an Arab male.

More on the incident here.

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