Egyptian security forces reportedly broke up a Mossad spy ring operating in Cairo, arresting 17 people.
spy networks were operating in Cairo and several other Egyptian cities
gathering security and military intelligence, especially from the Sinai,
according to Egyptian sources cited in a report by the Kuwaiti
newspaper al-Rai on Tuesday.
Egyptian security services arrested
17 people of various nationalities that had a “direct relationship with
the Israeli intelligence service, the Mossad,” stated the sources.
Some of those detained were working under diplomatic cover.
Some of the spies were captured carrying a large quantity of images of military installations and vehicles.
The spies also gathered information regarding the country’s economic situation.
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