06.02.2011 02.Adar l, 5771
Gas firm blames Sinai pipeline blast on leak, not sabotage
Landau: Flow of gas to Israel won’t be disrupted; El-Arish blast causes shut off of natural gas flow to Israel and Jordan.
An explosion shook a gas terminal in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula on Saturday – setting off a massive blaze that was contained by shutting off the flow of gas to neighboring Jordan and Israel, officials and witnesses said.
Egypt’s natural gas company said the fire was caused by a gas leak – but a local security official said an explosive device was detonated inside the terminal. The regional governor said he suspected sabotage….