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Egypt fears rise of 'morality vigilantism'
Police arrest three suspects in what may have been religiously motivated attack on university student.
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2012 05:16

Egyptian police say they have arrested three suspects after the stabbing of a university student who was sitting in a Suez park with his fiance.

Authorities say the assailants acted alone. Even so, the attack has sparked concerns over the presence of self-proclaimed morality vigilantes.

Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Suez.

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