• February 12, 2009

2200 Tons Gaza Aid Seized, Relief Officials Detained

2200 Tons Gaza Aid Seized, Relief Officials Detained

Egyptian security forces on Thursday raided stores in North Sinai cities and seized Gaza aid and arrested people responsible for this aid, sources told Ikhwanweb.


Egyptian security forces on Thursday raided stores of the Doctors” Syndicate in cities of Al-Arish, Al-Shiekh Zuwayyid, Al Kawthar and Rafah and seized more than 2200 tons food aid donated by Egyptian people to Gaza people.
 
The security forces also seized a truck that belongs to the syndicate.


The sources said also that the forces detained those responsible for these stores, topped by Hossam Al Shorbagi, head of the humanitarian aid committee in Al-Arish, and Dr. Akram Al Shaarawi, the head of North Sinai doctors. Both of them appear on Thursday night before the prosecution.