Supporters of Egypt presidential hopeful arrested, say security sources

By REUTERS
December 13, 2017 18:49
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CAIRO - Egyptian security forces have arrested three supporters of presidential hopeful and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik, security sources and members of his party said on Wednesday.

The men were charged with spreading false information harmful to national security, two security sources familiar with the incident said, on condition of anonymity.

Egypt's interior ministry could not be reached for comment after several attempts to contact it on Wednesday.


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