Egypt Independent

Conscript’s family in Minya block road to protest son’s death



Several relatives of a central security conscript in Minya village of Ezbet al-Nekheila blocked a road on Monday after being informed of his death inside the governorate’s security squads camp.
 
Other conscripts at the same camp in Minya found the hanging body of their colleague. Circumstances of the accident have not yet been revealed.
 
Major General Osama Metwalli, Minya Security Chief, was notified by Minya Public Hospital chief about arrival of 20-year old Hassan Yehia Mahmoud’s dead body. The hospital chief ruled out any criminal suspicion behind the death.
 
A report was filed and Minya prosecution chief ordered delegating forensic medicine doctors to examine the body and identify the reasons behind his death.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm