Egypt blames Palestinian factions for Red Sea rocket attacks

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 20:43

Cairo: Egypt said on Wednesday that "Palestinian
factions" were behind this week`s rocket attacks on Israel and
Jordan, the MENA news agency reported, apparently implying the
rockets were fired from the Sinai peninsula.
"An official Egyptian source said Palestinian factions
from the Gaza Strip were behind the launch of five rockets on
Aqaba and Eilat on Monday," MENA reported.
"Egypt will never, under any circumstances, tolerate the
use of its lands by any party to harm the country`s
interests," the agency quoted the source as saying.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 20:43

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