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Israeli media say militants have infiltrated Israel along border with Egypt, 1 Israeli killed

Israeli security forces secure the area after an attack, near the southern Israeli city of Beersheva, Monday, June 18, 2012. Unidentified militants crossed from Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel on Monday, opening light arms and anti-tank fire on civilians building a security fence meant to fortify the porous border, defense officials said. One of the Israeli workers was killed, and two militants were gunned down by troops responding to the attack, the officials said. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
June 18, 2012 - 1:13 AM

JERUSALEM - 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.

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