A group of masked gunmen, detonated on Monday an Egyptian gas pipeline that exports Egyptian gas to Jordan and Israel; the attack is the 13th since February of last year, the Maan News Agency reported.The agency added that at least ten masked gunmen, driving two four-wheel drive vehicles, detonated the pipeline using an explosive charge, and drove away.

The flaming blaze, rising dozens of meters into the air, was clearly visible from very far distances.

The pipelines provide Israel, Jordan and the Egyptian Al-Arish area with the needed gas.

This is the thirteenth attack of its type carried out by masked gunmen since February of last year.