It is reported that among the plants for the manufacture of chemical weapons are a plant in Bani-Suwayf (adjacent to the Egyptian air base there). Bani Suwayf [Beni Suef] is one of 27 governorates [muhafazah], which are the primary administrative subdivision in Egypt, which is governed from the city of the same name. There are a total of four chemical industry establishments in the governate, and one two-star hotel.
Sources and Resources
- Egypt: Egypt War Preparations Against IDF Viewed ; FBIS-NES-98-320 ; 11/17/98 [Tel Aviv Hatzofe in Hebrew 25 Sep 98]
- BENI SUEF profile
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