Report: Egypt breaks up Mossad spy ring
ByAriel Ben Solomon
26 November 2013 19:01
Some of the spies were captured carrying a large quantity of images of military installations and vehicles.
An Egyptian military helicopter flies during sunset over Tahrir Square.

egypt helicopter 370. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Egyptian security forces reportedly broke up a Mossad spy ring operating in Cairo, arresting 17 people.

Three 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.



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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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