Sources: Egypt’s gas explosion targets Jordan, not Israel supplies

Wires, Saturday 5 Feb 2011

The explosion at a pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai on Saturday has targeted the gas supplies to Jordan, not Israel, security sources told MENA.

The sources in northern Sinai, has denied the bombing of (Sheikh Zuwaid) gas station responsible for pumping gas to Israel reported by media earlier this morning, saying the station wasn’t halted.

The blast has, according to the sources, only affected the branch pumping gas to Jordan.

 Earlier this morning, Saboteurs blew up a pipeline that runs through Egypt's North Sinai and supplies gas to Jordan, state television reported, although it was not immediately clear what impact the blast had on gas flows.


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