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

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