Gunmen snatch Hamas men from Cairo-bound bus: official

An ambulance on the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip awaits permission to enter Egypt on March 10, 2015Gunmen have seized four members of the Palestinian Islamic group Hamas from a bus bound for Cairo from the Gaza Strip, an Egyptian security official said on Thursday. The identity of gunmen, who stopped the bus close to the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Wednesday night, was not immediately clear. Hamas blamed Egypt for the abductions which it described as a “security coup” that could further strain relations with Cairo.

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