Probe Into Egypt Blasts Continues
25 July 2005 -- Egyptian police have detained more than 90 people in connection with their investigation of the 23 June bomb attacks on the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
Several hundred people took part in a protest against terrorism on 24 June in front of the heavily damaged Ghazala Gardens Hotel.
A number of tourists also took part, but thousands have now left for home.
An Egyptian Tourism Ministry spokeswoman said it is too early to tell how much an effect the attacks would have on the country's tourism industry, which employs more than 1 million people.
However, the economy did feel its effects yesterday, with Egypt's stock market falling 3 percent.
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