Egypt: Blast rocks Sinai gas pipeline station

12.07.2011                      10.Tammus, 5771

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Egypt: Blast rocks Sinai gas pipeline station

Fourth explosion this year on pipeline distributing gas to Israel occurs east of Al-Arish; security guard and his family injured in blast.

Saboteurs blew up an Egyptian gas pipeline distribution station in northern Sinai on Tuesday that supplies natural gas to Israel, the official MENA news agency reported.

Nile television said flames from the blast near the town of Al-Arish could be seen up to 20 kms (12 miles) away. It gave no details on the causes of the explosion or the extent of the damages….