Photo Credit: Edi Israel / Flash 90
IDF soldiers and Arab medics at the Gaza security fence

A Palestinian Authority Arab citizen entered Israel on foot after having crossed the border fence from Gaza overnight Sunday into Monday.

IDF officials said security forces took the man into custody shortly after he crossed the fence near the southern end of the Gaza.

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However, Israeli officials said it did not appear as though the infiltrator intended to carry out a terrorist attack.

The man is being questioned by Israeli security personnel to determine his motives for crossing the fence.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.