01.09.2011 02.Elul, 5771 Slichot Adot Misrach
Population Authority says 10 to 15 percent of those who cross elude authorities and reach cities across Israel; most come from Africa, some also from Turkey and China.
A record 2,000 people managed to cross the Egypt-Israel border illegally last month, according to the Population Authority. Most came from Africa, while others reportedly came from Turkey and China.
Those infiltrators who were caught were taken to Saharonim detention center in the Negev, but the Population Authority says 10 to 15 percent of the infiltrators managed to elude the IDF and reach various cities in Israel. An estimated 300 people reportedly made it to Tel Aviv last month without encountering security forces….