Former President Mubarak: Hamas, Hizbullah Militants Infiltrated from Gaza in 2011, Broke into Egyptian Prisons to Free Prisoners

(Al-Masry Al-Youm-Egypt) During the trial of former Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo Criminal Court, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Wednesday that the former Chief of the General Intelligence Service (GIS), Omar Soliman, informed him that around 800 Hamas and Hizbullah militants infiltrated into Sinai through the tunnels from Gaza in January 2011. The militants fired shots at the demonstrators in Tahrir Square and broke into Wadi al-Natron prison and released prisoners belonging to Hizbullah, Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood leaders were accused of planning the prison break-ins, which resulted in the escape of many terrorists and other criminals, leading to the scourge of terrorist activity in the country.

2018-12-28 00:00:00

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