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Germany deports 100 Egyptians for residency permit violation

AP  |  Cairo 

Egyptian airport officials say 100 have landed in after being deported from over residency permit violations, the first action of its kind from

The officials say the arrived on a Wednesday flight from that included a strict security detail of 50 German officers.

They were handed over at to Egyptian authorities who are investigating them and the circumstances surrounding their deportations.

Police were also checking whether any of the men were wanted in

The officials say that most were released by Thursday morning but that around a dozen remain in custody.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to talk to reporters.

They said had also organized a similar deportation in the past.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 14:40 IST