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Egypt's El-Sisi says faced two assassination attempts

Reuters, Monday 5 May 2014
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In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, Presidential hopeful Abdel Fattah El-Sisi listens to a question during an interview in a nationally televised program in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, May 5, 2014 (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the former Egyptian army chief expected to win a presidential election this month, said he had faced two assassination attempts, confirming rumours of plots to kill the general who deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Asked in a televised interview how many assassination attempts had been uncovered, Sisi said: "Two attempts to assassinate me. I believe in fate, I am not afraid."

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