Egypt Demands Hamas Surrender Top Salafi Operatives

(Ynet News) Elior Levy and Roi Kais - Cairo has demanded that Hamas extradite three top operatives with the Salafi terror group Army of Islam, who authorities say have been implicated in Sunday's deadly terror attack, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat reported Friday. Egypt is seeking the arrest of AOI leader Mumtaz Durmush as well as two of his deputies. Egypt on Thursday demanded that Hamas turn over three senior members of its Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Sources said that Gaza's rulers are unlikely to meet the demands. In an unprecedented military sweep of Sinai by Cairo's military, thus far, Egyptian media reported that 60 gunmen have been killed and that government forces are hunting over 2,000 terrorists.

2012-08-10 00:00:00

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