Armed group steals money from airport customs vehicle

An armed group intercepted on Monday a Cairo Airport customs vehicle while carrying the previous 24 hours' profits of the Sindbad theme park, located near the airport. The money inside was stolen.

Sources at the airport said there was LE1,456,000 inside the vehicle, which was on the way to the Banque du Caire’s branch situated behind the park. The two security personnel inside were intercepted by the group, which stole the money and escaped.

Airport security was investigating the site, according to the sources. Police imposed security cordons to arrest the thieves.

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