State of emergency in Egypt's Suez, South Sinai

Egypt's army announced a state of emergency in the provinces of South Sinaiand Suez.

State of emergency in Egypt's Suez, South Sinai

World Bulletin / News Desk

Egypt's army announced a state of emergency in the provinces of South Sinai and Suez on Friday after Islamist gunmen attacked an airport in the Sinai town of El Arish, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported.

The report quoted the commander of the Third Field Army Osama Asakar saying that the "state of readiness" had been raised to its highest level in the two provinces due to the attack.

Last Mod: 05 Temmuz 2013, 15:19
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