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Monday, April 27, 2015

Egypt: Five hanged for murder and theft

April 26, 2015: Authorities in Egypt have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said.

They were executed in a prison in the southern province of Assyut after the appeals process had been exhausted, a ministry statement said.

No more details were supplied about the individual cases. 

Source: Agence France-Presse, April 24, 2015

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