Terrorist and Organized Criminal Search Data Base

Section: Flash Points

Security officials confirmed that an unspecified Hizbullah militants had escaped from a prison in the capital Cairo

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PTSS 2011-02-04
Egypt; Cairo



Security officials confirmed on 3 February that an unspecified number of convicted Hizbullah militants had escaped from a high-security prison in the capital Cairo late on 30 January during ongoing political unrest in the city. According to security sources, among those who escaped were members of a militant cell who had been convicted of planning IED attacks in the country.




03.02.2011.
31.03.2011. 14:26:27