Blast hits gas pipeline between Egypt, Jordan, Israel

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Posted: Feb 04, 2012 6:28 PM
Blast hits gas pipeline between Egypt, Jordan, Israel

CAIRO (Reuters) - An explosion hit the gas pipeline between Egypt, Israel and Jordan Sunday in Northern Sinai, witnesses and state TV said.

The blast took place in the Massaeed area, west of Al-Arish.

Residents in Al-Arish told Reuters that flames could be seen from the town.

(Reporting by Yousri Mohamed and Ahmed Tolba; Writing by Sherine El Madany; Editing by Louise Ireland)