Egypt sentences 26 people for planning terrorist attacks

22 October, 15:28

    (ANSAmed) - CAIRO, OCTOBER 22 - A high-level Egyptian court sentenced 26 people, including four in absentia, to sentences ranging from four years to life in prison on charges of forming a terrorist cell.

    The group was found guilty of planning attacks on state institutions and operated from Nasr City, in the Egyptian capital.

    The defendants yelled out 'Allahu Al-Akbar' ('God is the greatest') and raised placards with Osama Bin Laden's photo after the sentences were announced. (ANSAmed).

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