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Egypt accuses Hezbollah of planning attacks

world Updated: Apr 08, 2009 20:53 IST

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Egypt's state prosecutor on Wednesday accused the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement of plotting to carry out attacks inside Egypt.

"The state prosecutor has received a statement from state security which shows that leaders from the Lebanese Hezbollah have called on its cadres to recruit members to its movement... with the aim of carrying out acts of aggression inside the country," according to a statement from the prosecutor obtained by AFP.