The Israeli Interior Ministry reports a dramatic drop in the number of illegal infiltrators for the first half of July.
Only 140 illegal infiltrators were able to enter Israel from the Sinai, and all were arresteed.
In June, 1213 illegal infiltrators crossed the border, of whom, 928 were arrested.
And that number was just half of the 2031 who entered illegally from the Sinai in the month of May.
By next week, 200 kilometers of border fence will be completed along the Sinai-Israel border, and by October all but 14 kilometers near Eilat will be completed, and that segment will be completed in 2013.
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