Report: Gunmen shoot dead three Egyptian judges in Sinai

Earlier in the day a court sentenced former Egyptian president Morsi to death; unclear whether events were connected.

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
May 16, 2015 15:18
Cairo

Egyptian military helicopters fly over a republican guard around the congress hall during the Arab Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, in the South Sinai governorate, south of Cairo, March 28. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Gunmen shot and killed three Egyptian judges in Sinai on Saturday, AFP reported.

Earlier in the day an Egyptian court sought the death penalty for former president Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood in connection with a mass jail break in 2011.

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It was unclear whether the events were linked and who was responsible for the Sinai attack.

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