Egypt: Espionage added to charges against detained cell
Egyptian and Israeli intelligence agencies have uncovered a major terror cell apparently operated by Hezbullah/Iran axis. Their aims were to smuggle arms into Gaza and create terror attacks against Egyptian tourists in Sinai. There are at least 10 Hizbullah men hiding in Sinai according to Egyptian sources.
Egyptian police are tracking 10 members of an alleged Hizbullah cell believed to be hiding out with Beduin in the Sinai Peninsula, a security official said Monday.
The men are thought to be Lebanese and connected to a group of 49 members of the cell that the government announced was plotting to attack Egyptian institutions and Israeli tourists.
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the media, said the men had taken shelter in the central Sinai town of al-Nakhl.
Authorities fear the suspects may either try to escape north into Gaza some 120 miles away through the many secret tunnels or head south to the tourist resorts on the coast