Egyptian Security Sources: Freed Egyptian Prisoners behind Sinai Attack

(Maan News-PA) Egyptian security officials said Saturday that several of those involved in the Aug. 5 attack on an Egyptian border post are Jihadis who had been recently released from prison. One of the seven assailants who were killed - who had recently been released from prison - is from Mersa Matruh in northern Egypt. Another three people security forces say were involved in the attack had been released by President Muhammad Morsi 45 days before it took place.

2012-08-27 00:00:00

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