Egyptian authorities arrest 27 suspected terrorists

Oct. 28, 2013 at 1:19 PM

CAIRO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Egypt's Interior Ministry arrested 27 people suspected of being involved in recent national terror attacks, officials said.

The suspects, who are believed have been involved in the targeting of police and army officers and the attempted assassination of Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Sept. 5, belong to an unnamed terrorist organization created to spark chaos in Egypt, al-Masry al-Youm reported Monday.

Authorities are still pursuing two suspects believed involved in the alleged assassination plot.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Pepsi to release 'Back to the Future Part II' inspired Pepsi Perfect
Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to parasitic disease scientists
Womb transplants begin in U.K. after Sweden's success
Gay Vatican priest comes out day before Pope Francis begins synod on family issues
Scientists find roadmap that may lead to 'exercise pill'