Sunday, October 13, 2013

Mystery Attackers Hit Sinai

By Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa al-Omrani

"CAIRO, Oct 12 2013 (IPS) - A period of more than three months since former president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster by Egypt’s powerful military establishment have been marked by almost daily attacks on Egyptian security personnel, especially in the restive Sinai Peninsula. The identity of the attackers remains a mystery.
“The armed groups carrying out the Sinai attacks aren’t drawn from local families and tribes,” Sinai-based journalist Hatem al-Bulk told IPS. “Often masked, they strike their targets and vanish into the mountains.”
“The local people,” he added, “have no idea who they are.”...."

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