Bedouin seize two U.S. tourists in Egypt’s Sinai

Apr 12 2014

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) – Armed Bedouin tribesmen have kidnapped two U.S. tourists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to demand the release of a tribesman arrested in a drugs case, Egyptian police said on Thursday. The American men, both 31, were seized while driving near the resort of Dahab. “There are negotiations now between the security forces and the armed gunmen to release the tourists,” a police source said, adding the Bedouin were seeking the release of one of their tribe who has been jailed in a drugs case. “We can confirm that there were two U.S. …

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