Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez Canal 'terrorist plot' (3)

Anadolu Agency 2014.02.26 18:27
All the defendants were tried in absentia, the sources said, adding that defense lawyers had not attended the session. CAIRO A court on Wednesday slapped 26 people with the death penalty after convicting them of forming a "terrorist cell" that targeted Egypt's strategic Suez Canal, judicial sources said. The court sentenced 26 out of 27 defendants in the case to death.
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