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Hamas Denounces Egypt over Morsi Detention

Hamas Denounces Egypt over Morsi Detention

The Islamist Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip slammed Egypt on Friday after a Cairo court ordered ousted president Mohamed Morsi be detained for questioning over suspected collaboration with the Palestinian militant group.

Morsi will be quizzed on whether he collaborated with Hamas in attacks on police stations and prison breaks in early 2011, in which the Islamist and other political inmates escaped during the revolt against strongman Hosni Mubarak, according to a Friday report in the Egyptian official MENA news agency.

The alleged crimes are being investigated by a Cairo court that was tasked to determine how inmates broke out of a prison late January 2011, after accusations Morsi’s Islamist group sought the help of the Hamas rulers of Gaza.

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