Italian Delegation Cuts Short Egypt Visit as Student Found Dead

  • `Significant' deals were expected from visit by 60 companies
  • Body of Italian student showed evidence of torture, stabbing

A business delegation from Italy cut short their visit to Egypt after the apparently tortured body of an Italian graduate student was found on the outskirts of Cairo, potentially hurting the Egyptian government’s already troubled efforts to attract investment and revive its ailing economy.

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