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World IN BRIEF : EGYPT

4 Held in Escape of Mental Patient

September 22, 1997|From Times Wire Reports

Security officials took four mental health officials and workers into custody for allegedly taking bribes and aiding the escape of a man who, along with his brother, allegedly attacked a tour bus at the Egyptian Museum, killing 10. Police said they arrested the head of the country's mental health institutions, the administrator of the Khanqa Asylum, where alleged attacker Saber abu Ulla was a resident, and two orderlies. Abu Ulla escaped from Khanqa three days before the attack, police said.

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