Post conviction, Egypt hangs 15 in two jails; heres more
Convicted of attacks on security forces, the Egyptian authorities today executed 15 prisoners.
The police officials informed that most of these attacks took place in the restive Sinai Peninsula.
It was informed that the men were hanged in two jails where they had been held since military courts sentenced them for the attacks in the Sinai.
Egypt is of the view that the jihadists are waging an insurgency in Sinai region.
The hangings come a week after the Islamic State group attacked a helicopter with an anti-tank missile at a North Sinai airport as the country’s defence and interior ministers were visiting. >