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Egypt police kill 10 in Sinai

Franz-Georg Kahman | 12.02.2011 21:42 | Guantánamo | Anti-militarism | Repression | Terror War | Cambridge

Reporter: Egypt police kill 10 in Sinai jailbreak ........ EL-ARISH, Egypt - Clashes late Friday in the Egyptian Sinai left 10 people dead and injured 50 others, a Ma'an reporter said. The clashes broke out after Egyptian civilians descended on a police station in the town of El-Arish to free prisoners held by the regime. Twelve police officers surrendered to the crowd, which was able to secure the release of their friends and relatives.

Police Kill 10 - Sinai jailbrek
Police Kill 10 - Sinai jailbrek

Other members of the police escaped the chaos amid large celebrations in the northern Sinai hours after president Hosni Mubarak stepped down and handed power to the army. ........... MO R E: ............

The armed men were protesting Mubarak's initial refusal to quit despite weeks of protests.

Medics said Ahmad Jamil, 30, was shot in the hand during the clashes.

Also, Palestinians in Gaza reported hearing explosions from the Egyptian side of the border.v .... Published (Ma’an) yesterday (updated) 11/02/2011 22:30 .........

Israeli forces shoot at Gaza workers ...........

Two Palestinian workers wounded in IOF shooting ...........

Franz-Georg Kahman