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Egyptian President Morsi arrives in Sinai following Sunday attack
Morsi arrives to Rafah Monday following Sunday night's attack on Egyptian border guards
Ahram Online, Monday 6 Aug 2012
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President Mohamed Morsi's visit to Rafah, the border post between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, is first since the attack on Egyptian border guards by unknown assailants Sunday night.

The president, who travelled via a military plane, plans to honour the families of the victims and injured soldiers.

Earlier on Monday, Morsi called for three days of mourning for the victims of the attack.

On Sunday evening, attacks by unknown assailants on Egyptian border guards in Sinai left at least 16 dead and seven injured.

According to media reports on Sunday evening, the attack involved a military vehicle, reportedly hijacked earlier, which exploded around 7pm. Others were injured after the attackers opened fire on them.

Authorities responded by launching investigations into the attack. No group has claimed responsibility yet.





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Abi
07-08-2012 07:31am
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Courage Mr President, that is what we need
Have the courage Mr Morsi and cross the boarder to talk to your counterpart the president of Israel. Regardless what your ideology is, this is the only way to sort out this problem once and for all!
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Abi
07-08-2012 07:15am
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Stop blaming Israel and do something!!
One may ask,If those poor soldiers were killed by mistake by the Israeli army, we would have seen the Israeli embassy in Cairo being burned down, the ambassador forced to flee, Tahrir Square full of protesters ready to be at war with Israel and shops being destroyed and ransacked but, because this cowardly act was committed by the Jihadis we are getting nothing but motherhood statements from our president and his Islamists supporters . Stop blaming Israel for everything and do something for a change to save Egyptian lives !! Those people who keep blaming Israel for everything. are manipulated and misguided at best or they are opportunists at worst.
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MPA
06-08-2012 08:59pm
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No group needs to take responsibility...
because the group responsible is Israel.
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ali baba
06-08-2012 08:56pm
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morsi hes to step down
morsi is not fit to be a presidents.he does not have the abilityto control the country for the best interest of the country he has to step down
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