Egypt Uncovers Terror Plot Against Sinai Tourists

(UPI) Egyptian security officials arrested five armed terrorists who had planned to attack tourist resorts in Sharm el-Sheik and Dahab in Sinai, the London newspaper al-Hayat on Tuesday quoted Egyptian officials as saying. The five were arrested inside a tent and were armed with explosives, ammunition, grenades, rocket propelled grenades and automatic weapons. The officials described the five as "jihadist elements" and said one was a former officer in the Egyptian army.

2012-10-31 00:00:00

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