Blasts hit Egypt gas pipeline to Jordan and Israel
10 November 2011, 15:30
Saboteurs blew up the gas pipeline
between Egypt, Israel and Jordan on Thursday November 10 in Northern
Sinai using remote controlled bombs, forcing it to shut down, Egyptian
security sources said.
first blast, the sixth since the uprising that toppled President Hosni
Mubarak and the seventh this year, was near Mazar area, 30 km west of
the town of Al-Arish, security sources and witnesses said.
saw a second, smaller explosion west of Al-Arish near a pumping
station, state news agency MENA reported. The report said it was not
clear whether any damage was done. The explosions are the first since
pumping resumed on October 24.
For more visit The Standard
Get the latest news by following us on Twitter.