Egypt searches for lost border patrol unit

By REUTERS
March 21, 2012 14:44

 
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CAIRO - The Egyptian military has lost contact with a border patrol at the country's southern frontier and a search is underway in coordination with neighboring states, state media reported on Wednesday.

A headline flashed as urgent by the state broadcaster quoted a military source but gave no further details.

Egypt borders Sudan to the south and Libya to the southeast. The military has been governing the country of 80 million since Hosni Mubarak was swept from power last year.

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