Egypt Independent

Protesters block Cairo-High Dam railway line



Train traffic was halted in Upper Egypt

on Friday afternoon as residents protested on the railway lines in Ayyat, an area located between al-Wasta and Giza.

Hussein Zakaria, head of the National Railway Authority, issued a statement saying that dozens of trains would be halted as the protesters continued their demonstration on the Cairo-High Dam line, the main line between the capital and Upper Egypt.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm