Two more migrants killed at Egypt/Israel border

Two men believed to be from Côte d’Ivoire were shot dead by Egyptian security forces while trying to cross into Israel on Thursday. These latest killings bring the number of African migrants killed this year to 10.

On 10 March and 18 March, a Sudanese man and Eritrean woman were killed in similar circumstances. Six others were killed earlier in February and January, including two women from Eritrea.