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August 8, 2012 8:30 am

Egypt Failed to Act on Information of Coming Attack Due to Ramadan

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Muslims waiting for sunset during Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Egypt’s intelligence head admitted Tuesday that he received prior warnings of Sunday’s deadly attack on a border police station in Sinai, but did not believe such an event could take place during Ramadan.

Murad Muwafi said Israeli warnings of the deadly border attack were ignored because authorities couldn’t fathom that Muslims would kill each other during the Ramadan fast, the Turkish Anadolu news agency reported.

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