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Terror in Egypt

At least 22 people have been killed, and over 150 wounded, after three explosions rocked the Egyptian resort town of Dahab, located in Sinai.

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9.50PM: Israel’s Channel 10 has reported that the Government know of the presence of Israelis in Dahab (most of whom are Israeli Arabs), but have no word of any Israeli casualties.

10.00PM: 3 Israelis have called the Israeli Foreign Ministry to say they are ok.

10.05PM: Ynet reports:

..the Magen David Adom ambulance service offered assistance to Egypt and is preparing to airlift rescue teams to Sinai. Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz also instructed officials to offer Israeli aid and ordered the IDF to prepare for extending any assistance required by the Egyptians.

10.07PM: Israeli television reported that most of the tourists in the area were Europeans.

10.20PM: The casualty figures are now 30 dead, 160 wounded.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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