Food Rioting in Egypt; Two Killed

At least two Egyptians killed in riots related to increasing demand for subsidized bread, especially in low-income areas

Mar 18, 2008 (YNET) — Egypt is looking for rapid solutions to a bread crisis that has generated riots in which at least two people have been killed. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appealed to the army on Sunday, asking for help in manufacturing and distributing bread to keep up with the demand. He also asked for help from the government’s defense and social solidarity ministries. Full Report