Building a security wall
Protesters in Egypt outside Israeli embassy
Photo: AFP

Report: Security fence to surround Israeli embassy in Cairo

Egyptian opposition party Al Wafd claims local rioting, recent escalation in south leads to construction of brick wall around Israeli embassy, to prevent protesters from gaining entry to building

The Egyptian opposition party Al Wafd reported on its website Sunday that in the past few days a private contractor has began to build a security wall around the Israeli embassy in Cairo, following the recent Egyptian rioting and terror attack in southern Israel.


The fence is intended to prevent protesters from being able to enter the embassy.



In the online video published on Al Wafd's site, a heavy vehicle is shown placing concrete and steel plates near the embassy while construction workers build the wall.


The contractor, Khaled Mahmud, claimed the security fence is expected to be a 100 meters (328 feet) long and 3 meters (9 feet) tall. According to the website, there are currently 30 construction workers on site.


The report has not been collaborated by any Israel source at this time.


In mid August, a Jihad cell penetrated Israel armed with heavy weapons, guns and explosives. They launched a series of terror attacks in southern Israel, near the border with Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing seven people.


The IDF also found that at least three of the terrorists were Egyptian citizens.


Meanwhile, Egypt has been hunting terrorists in Sinai recently and raided several terrorist centers which were involved in gas pipeline attacks last week.





פרסום ראשון: 09.04.11, 13:33
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