Officials ID American Killed in Egypt

Saturday June 29, 2013 9:49 PM - 2 Comments

egypt-protestsThe identity of the American citizen killed in Friday’s protests in Cairo has been released to the public. Andrew Driscoll Pochter was a 21-year-old college student from Maryland. He was in Egypt to teach English and improve his own Arabic.

Although the State Department advised against nonessential travel to the country on Friday, Pochter was already in Cairo when the protests began. He was allegedly watching the protests when he was stabbed by a participant. Read more at The Washington Post.

{Andy Newscenter}

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2 Responses to “Officials ID American Killed in Egypt”

1. Comment from Rabeini Hakudosh V’hatuhor
Time June 30, 2013 at 5:18 AM

Was he a Yid? Pochter sounds German/Jewish

2. Comment from MoBuckeye
Time June 30, 2013 at 7:56 AM

Might be a Jew. A news report said he was active at his college’s Hillel. There may be a back story that is being covered up.

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