Suspected militants blow up Sinai gas pipeline
Published Wednesday 01/01/2014 (updated) 02/01/2014 20:23
El-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- Suspected militants blew up a natural gas pipeline in the central Sinai peninsula on Wednesday, Egyptian security officials told Ma'an.
Locals reported hearing a huge explosion in the central Sinai village of Baghdad before huge smoke clouds enveloped the area.
The pipeline supplied natural gas to cement factories in the area.