Blast rocks Egypt’s gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan

22.07.2012                      03.Aw. 5772

15. Anschlag:

Blast rocks Egypt's gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan

Gunmen in truck drive to pipeline, dig hole, place explosive charges under pipeline that they detonate from a distance.

An explosion on Sunday rocked the Egyptian pipeline built to carry natural gas to Israel and Jordan, the 15th time it has been attacked since the start of the uprising in early 2011 that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
The blast occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning at al-Tuwail, east of the coastal Sinai town of al-Arish, at a point before the pipeline splits into separate branches to Israel and Jordan, security officials and witnesses said….