Thugs attacking schools across the country are using "terror tactics" to keep children away from educational facilities, according to an official.
The information was revealed as the Education Ministry beefed up security
Five people were killed near Egypt's Defence Ministry on Wednesday when armed "thugs" attacked Islamist protesters demanding an end to military rule after their candidate was barred from this month's presidential election.
The state news
Gangs of anti-government thugs are terrorising innocent civilians by hurling rocks at passing cars, said a top government official.
Incidents were reported on the Budaiya Highway, in Khamis and in Barbar, said National Unity Assembly high