2 American Women Kidnapped in Egypt

Women and their tour guide were kidnapped while traveling to the Red Sea resort.
1:05 | 02/03/12

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Let's get right to the breaking news this morning about those two Americans who have been kidnapped in Egypt. ABC's Alex more partisan Cairo with the very latest Alex good morning. Good morning that's right two American women kidnapped along where -- died in the Sinai Peninsula just north of the seaside resort of charm off day on their way to see it happen which is famous for an old monastery. Now the Sinai has become. Very lawless in the recent months and the fault President Hosni Mubarak would bedouin tribes carrying out kidnappings. We don't know what the kidnappers want whether it simply ransom or whether there holding them for political reasons because some tried to become aligned with. Al-Qaeda now that's not the only place we're seeing lawlessness. Four people -- -- killed in clashes the last 24 hours and Egypt. After those 74 people were killed. Following that soccer game in the northern city of -- say they are curious. About a lack of security they say the police stood by and did nothing here in Cairo -- protesting outside the ministry the interior saying the military council has created a security vacuum in which crime has skyrocketed. Back to you. Thank you Alex Alex Mark Clark forest in Cairo.

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