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Egypt authorities hit by vigilante attacks

Authorities blame new vigilante group as police vehicles are set on fire and state properties are bombed.

Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 20:13
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Attacks on government assets is a new increasing trend in Egypt.

The interior ministry has announced the arrest of several people, who it said are responsible for bombing state's electricity generators.

Police vehicles have been set on fire and state-run radio station has been hacked. 

The ministry is investigating a new vigilante group that has announced it will attack police stations in the capital, Cairo.

Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.



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