CAIRO Feb 5 Saboteurs blew up a pipeline that
runs through Egypt's North Sinai and supplies gas to Israel,
state television reported on Saturday, although it was not
immediately clear what impact the blast had on gas flows.
"Saboteurs took advantage of the security situation and blew
up the gas pipeline," a state television correspondent reported,
saying there was a big explosion. He also blamed the blast on
Residents in the area also reported a huge explosion and
said flames were raging in an area near the pipeline in the
El-Arish area of north Sinai.
(Writing by Edmund Blair)