Pigeon carrying microfilm found in Egypt's Qalyubia

Ahram Online, Sunday 13 Jan 2013

Security guard in northeastern city of Qalyubia found homing pigeon carrying a message and a microfilm; investigations underway

A homing pigeon was found Sunday with a message fixed to one of its feet and a microfilm to the other, stated Qalyubia Security Directorate.

Saber Ibrahem, a security guard in the Egypt's northeastern city of Qalyubia, filed a report after he found an injured homing pigeon carrying a message that reads "Islam Egypt" and a microfilm.

The pigeon has been sent to the Criminal Investigation Department while the microfilm has been sent to the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) to be developed.

Investigations into the incident are underway.

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