Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

11 May 2013

Egypt: Police Arrests Al Qaeda-Linked Terrorists

The Egyptian security services on Saturday arrested members of a terrorist organization that were planning to carry out attacks in Cairo and Alexandria, said a senior-level security source.

The terrorist organization is closely linked to Al Qaeda jihadist extremist group, the source added in a statement to the state owned news agency.

Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim will announce details in a televised press conference shortly.

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