Report: Tourists captured in Sinai to be released shortly

By JPOST.COM STAFF, YASSER OKBI
March 22, 2013 21:13

Egyptian security sources said on Friday that the two tourists held hostage in Sinai were to be freed, according to estimates, in the coming hours.

The two have been identified as Amir Hassan, a 23-year-old Israeli Arab from Nazareth who studies at the Ben Gurion University in Beersheva, and his Norwegian girlfriend Ilgo Phillip, aged 32.


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