Robbery at Karnak Temple?????

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Robbery at Karnak Temple?????

Post by Chocolate Eclair » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:32 am

Does anyone know about this? It was brought to my attention that 2 American Tourists leaving the sound and Light Show, were robbed of Video, Cameras and Money, while the Police stood by and watched!!!



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Post by DIANA » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:41 am

I certainly haven't heard about this, but it is very worrying to hear that the police apparently did nothing.

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Post by Glyphdoctor » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:00 am

Nothing in the news.

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Post by Kevininabydos » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:00 am

They have done nothing for the last 10 months, why are you surprised? :?
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Re: Robbery at Karnak Temple?????

Post by Bullet Magnet » Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:35 pm

Chocolate Eclair wrote:Does anyone know about this? It was brought to my attention that 2 American Tourists leaving the sound and Light Show, were robbed of Video, Cameras and Money, while the Police stood by and watched!!!
Forcefully robbed, ?? or just plain careless....
No one likes to look like a fool, do they.. :D

I was in Luxor temple a few years ago, and some American kicked off because his camera bag was "stolen"..
In came the police, and started pushing the locals around and rounding them up..

Next thing, a young lady says.. "Is this your bag" ? he had left it on top of a small wall..

I shook my head, as no apologies were offered..

No wonder the natives are restless 8)

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Post by Beryl » Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:58 pm

That's disturbing to hear.

Last time I was in Karnak Temple, about 18months ago, one of the guardians was running round with a camera in his hands trying to find the owner to give it back to them.

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Post by Chocolate Eclair » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:20 pm

this apparantly happened early part of this week and was after the last Sound and Light Show, the couple were making their way along the concourse when people appeared from the shadows and stole equipment from them....
It disturbing but seems now to be a regular occurance throughout the land, lets hope things change when the Aurthorities pull their fingers out!!

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Post by Who2 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:55 pm

'Hang em from the lamp-posts all along the Corniche, them Romans knew 'what was what...8)
PS; Oh! Yeh, also the mumalukes, oh! & the germans & the british & also zee....grenouille...oh! no zee guillotined them off....
'makes you wonder though?............. 'a decent robber operating in Egypt could give them 'theivin-ragheads a bad name, amongst the World's proper upright villains..
They'll be inventing insurance companies next, then you can rob them...

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