Recent attacks on Suez schools are related to family disputes
Three schools in Egypt's north-eastern goverorate of Suez have witnessed incidents involving gunmen.
A group of Bedouins stormed Abu Hamid al-Ghazali Secondary School for
Girls, in Abu Sial and tried to kidnap a schoolgirl after a dispute with her family.
At the Ahmed Abu Hashem Elementary School in Arbeein district, unidentified gunmen clashed outside the school, before breaking into the institution and firing gunshots into the air. The incident caused panic among among students and staff.
Similarly, at Aljblayat School in Alajnayan district, armed men broke into the school building using steel rods, and attempted to kidnap one of the students because of a dispute with his family.
Military forces on patrol in Suez were called to all three schools, but the gunmen had fled before they arrived.