Armed robbers target Sharm El-Sheikh’s “Metro” and “Hyper One”

Ahram Arabic Portal, Tuesday 8 Mar 2011

In the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, two armed supermarket robberies have been reported to the police and are now under investigation

Two supermarkets, “Metro” and “Hyper One”, located in a tourist compound in Sharm El-Sheikh were the targets of armed robberies on Monday.

Six masked men with guns attacked the “Metro” supermarket stealing LE5 thousand in addition to LE20 thousand worth of phone cards. “Hyper One” was attacked by four masked men with guns who robbed the cashier, taking approximately EGP52 thousand.  

Both incidents have been reported to the police and are currently under investigation. 

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