Israeli military: Militants cross border, kill civilian

Israeli military: Militants cross border, kill civilian

June 18th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli radio and TV stations say militants have infiltrated southern Israel along the border with Egypt, setting off an explosive device and opening fire.

They say an Israeli civilian who was helping to build a security fence along the border with Egypt has been killed and that soldiers in the area opened fire on the attackers.

The Israeli military confirmed an exchange of fire in the area.