Friday, 4 March 2011

Artifact storehouse robbed

Around 60 thieves broke into the Selim Hassan artifact storehouse near the Pyramids on Monday, said Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass.

Hawass told Al-Masry Al-Youm that the army left the location when police were re-deployed, having been withdrawn by the government on 28 January. But the police are not protecting monuments, which makes them vulnerable to robbery, he said.

Read more: Al-Masry Al-Youm 

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