Who is Tariq Abdel Wahhab, how did he lose his arms, and why did President Sisi promote him?

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Today, Monday, January 23, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ratified the decision to promote Lieutenant Colonel Tarek Abdel Wahhab to the rank of colonel, in appreciation of his sacrifices for the country, as he lost both his arms in a terrorist operation.

On Monday, January 23, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attended the celebration of the 71st anniversary of Police Day, at the Conference Complex of the Police Academy in New Cairo. to the rank of colonel.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi commented on the decision to promote the hero, Tariq Abdel-Wahhab, as a form of gratitude and appreciation, adding that there are policemen like officer Tariq who made great sacrifices for the country.

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While Tariq Abdel-Wahhab confirmed that he is honored to be present today in front of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, and added: “Allow me to say, regret, that they tried to drown out the joy of our people on the first anniversary of the glorious June revolution, and my colleagues and I did not hesitate for a moment to sacrifice our lives for them..my heart is still beating with the love of my country And my tongue is still chanting, Long live Egypt, and when I think of my fellow martyrs, I say if I were asked to do my duty and these injuries happen to me a thousand times, I will do my duty for the sake of the homeland, and I hope when I recover, I will return to serve my country again because it is the mother of the world and it will remain as long as the world lives. Long live Egypt.

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Who is Tariq Abdel Wahab?

Lieutenant Colonel Tariq Abdel-Wahhab is considered one of the injured of the Ministry of Interior during a terrorist operation that took place in conjunction with the Egyptians’ celebrations of the first anniversary of the 30th of June revolution in 2014, as he lost part of his arms due to the explosion of an explosive device during an attempt to neutralize it.

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