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Gas pipeline from Egypt to Jordan and Israel blown up for the tenth time

Tenth attack on Sinai pipeline supplying gas to Israel this year

Ahram Online, Sunday 18 Dec 2011
Al Arish
People look at flames rising from blown pipelines at al-Sabeel, in the western al-Arish city in Sinai November 28, 20111. Saboteurs blew up Egypt's gas pipeline to Jordan and Israel on Monday, witnesses and security sources said, a few hours before the country holds its first free election since President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in February.The explosion was set off west of al-Arish in Sinai, witnesses said. (Photo:Reuters)
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Egypt's gas pipeline, which supplies gas to Israel, has been blown up for the tenth time this year.

Saboteurs attacked the pipeline near the El-Sabeel Station in El Arish at dawn on Sunday.

The last attack took place on 28 November, only hours before the first phase of the parliamentary elections were set to begin.

The pipeline carries gas through the Sinai and on to Jordan and Israel.

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patkar
18-12-2011 02:36pm
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BRAVO
not only tourism in Egypt is near dead, gas export is killed ( even at low price, it's better than nothing ).What next to kill this country's economy so you can't import the 60 % of foul you consume.Wake up Egypt ! please.
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