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Egyptian Gas Pipeline to Israel Attacked and Blown Up By An ‘Unknown Armed Gang’


“A pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan has exploded after an attack by an armed gang in the north Sinai area of Egypt.

A tower of flames shot into the air and forced the pipeline to be shut down, Egyptian security officials say.

It is the second such attack in a month on the pipeline, south of the town of el-Arish, just 30 miles (50km) from the border with Israel.

On that occasion, when gunmen planted explosives, they failed to detonate.

‘An unknown armed gang attacked the gas pipeline,’ an unnamed security source told Reuters, adding that the flow of gas to Israel and Jordan had been hit.”  Read more.

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