Protests erupt in Egypt's Al-Arish town: witness

The protesters demanded state protection after a series of attacks on security checkpoints in town.

Protests erupt in Egypt's Al-Arish town: witness

World Bulletin / News Desk

Protests erupted on Wednesday in Egypt's Al-Arish town in the Sinai Peninsula after clashes escalated between armed men and security forces, a few days after 16 border guards were shot dead.

"God is Great," hundreds of protesters chanted as they gathered in front of a governor's office, a Reuters witness reported.

The protesters demanded state protection after a series of attacks on security checkpoints in town.

Last Mod: 08 Ağustos 2012, 09:20
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