Infiltrators (Archive photo)
CAIRO - 14 May 2017: Security forces managed to apprehend 22 illegal migrants, mostly Egyptians, as they were attempting to trespass their way into Libya via the Sallum border, according to a Sunday statement by the Ministry of Interior.
The Security Director of the Matrouh Governorate, Mokhtar El-Sanbary, was later notified by the Sallum police station that among the 22 illegal migrants 18 were Egyptians: 6 were from Asyut, 1 from Beheira, 1 from Alexandria, 5 from Fayoum, and 5 from Beni Suef.
The Egyptian migrants were caught along with two Ethiopians and two Sudanese also trying to trespass the Sallum border.
All illegal migrants were arrested and then subsequently referred to security investigations.