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2006-04-25 08:39:22

By Amil Khan and Cynthia Johnston DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Defiant holidaymakers described scenes of carnage in Egypt's Sinai resort of Dahab on Tuesday after three bombs killed at least 23 people in the latest attack on the country's vital tourist industry. A security source said 10 people, all of them Egyptians, had been detained in connection with Monday's bombings, but gave no details on what their involvement may have been or if they were connected to a specific group. Despite...

2006-04-25 06:57:30

By Amil Khan and Cynthia Johnston DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Foreign holidaymakers described scenes of carnage in Egypt's Sinai resort of Dahab on Tuesday after three bombs killed at least 23 people in the latest attack against the country's vital tourist industry. A security source said that 10 people, all of them Egyptians, had been detained in connection with Monday night's bombings, but gave no details on what their involvement may have been or if they were connected with a...

2006-04-25 06:34:57

DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police on Tuesday detained 10 people in connection with the explosions in the resort town of Dahab that killed 23 people, an Egyptian security source said. He gave no further details about those detained.

2006-04-24 20:52:47

By Ahmed Seif DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Bombers have struck again at a resort in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing at least 23 people in three nearly simultaneous explosions in a market and restaurant area popular with foreign tourists. The dead in the budget resort of Dahab, a beach and diving center for backpackers, included a young German boy and two other foreigners, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said. Sixty-two people were wounded in the bombings on Monday evening, including...

2006-04-24 18:40:47

By Ahmed Seif DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Three bombs ripped through the tourist area in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Dahab on Monday, killing at least 23 people and wounding scores in the latest attack on the lucrative Egyptian tourism industry. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who battled against a violent campaign by militant Islamists in the 1990s, called the blasts a terrorist act, the state news agency MENA reported. The governor of South Sinai, Mohamed Hani, told Reuters the three...

2006-04-24 14:24:12

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from blasts at the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Dahab on Monday has risen to 30, rescue officials in Sinai said. The officials, who asked not to be named, said the number of wounded was more than 100. But Said Issa, the director of rescue services in South Sinai province, said the number of wounded was 160, with some in critical condition.

2006-04-24 17:50:46

By Ahmed Seif DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Three bombs ripped through the tourist area in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Dahab on Monday, killing at least 21 people and wounding more than 70 in the latest attack on Egypt's lucrative tourism industry. The governor of South Sinai, Mohamed Hani, told Reuters the three blasts were the work of suicide bombers and not as powerful as two previous sets of bombings in the Sinai peninsula. But security sources in his province said initial...

2006-04-24 17:29:22

By Ahmed Seif DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Three bombs ripped through the tourist area in the Egyptian Sinai resort of Dahab on Monday, killing at least 21 people and wounding more than 70 in the latest attack on Egypt's lucrative tourism industry. The governor of South Sinai, Mohamed Hani, told Reuters the three blasts were the work of suicide bombers and were not as powerful as two previous sets of bombings in Sinai. But security sources in his province said initial investigations...

2006-04-24 17:25:57

By Ahmed Seif DAHAB, Egypt (Reuters) - Three bombs ripped through the tourist area in the Egyptian Sinai resort of Dahab on Monday, killing at least 21 people and wounding more than 70 in the latest attack on Egypt's lucrative tourism industry. The governor of South Sinai, Mohamed Hani, told Reuters the three blasts were the work of suicide bombers and were not as powerful as two previous sets of bombings in Sinai. But security sources in his province said initial investigations...

2006-04-24 13:58:54

CAIRO (Reuters) - Three explosions shook the Egyptian Sinai resort of Dahab on Monday, killing at least 22 people and wounding 150, a security official said. Witnesses said smoke could be seen rising from the town's tourist bazaar, and residents said they saw body parts and debris on the street after an explosion at a restaurant. "It is twenty-two dead and 150 wounded ... There were three explosions," said the official, who did not want to be named. An official with the local...