Seventeen illegal Sudanese migrants arrested

The security forces in North Sinai have arrested 17 Sudanese nationals, who were attempting to cross the border with Israel. 
African migrants, occasionally arrested at the Egyptian-Israeli border, frequently seek job opportunities in Israel, where they are often hired as cheap labor.
Egypt has been struggling over the past years to combat illegal migration to Europe and Israel through its territory. 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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