Egyptian source: Gas pipeline blast result of terrorist attack

An official Egyptian source said that the gas pipeline blast in el-Arish occured during an attack on the compound. According to the source, gunmen aimed to sabotage the gas pipe to Israel.


Following the attack, gas supply to Israel and Jordan was suspended. Hamas denied involvement in the incident. Earlier on Saturday, head of the Egyptian gas company claimed that a leak had caused the explosion. (Elior Levy and news agencies)


פרסום ראשון: 02.05.11, 19:23