Court in Egypt sentences 10 people to death for terrorism

Court in Egypt sentences 10 people to death for terrorism

A court in the Egyptian city of Giza sentenced 10 people to death for terrorist activities, while five more were given life sentences, APAreports quoting Sputnik.

According to the MENA news agency, the criminals were members of the Muslim Brotherhood movement (a terrorist organization, outlawed in Russia) which staged major protests after former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted.

The convicted established a terrorist cell in Giza to attack the police and army unites, planted explosives and arranged murders of police officials, according to the news agency. Two of those received capital punishment were reportedly sentenced in absentia.

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