Kassassin

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Kassassin
Kassassin is located in Egypt
Kassassin
Kassassin
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 30°34′N 31°56′E / 30.567°N 31.933°E / 30.567; 31.933
Country  Egypt
Governorate Al Isma'iliyah Governorate
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

Kassassin (Arabic: القصاصين‎) is a village of Lower Egypt 22 miles (35 km) by rail, west of Ismailia on the Suez Canal. At this place, on 28 August and again on 9 September 1882 the British force operating against Urabi Pasha was attacked by the Egyptians. Both attacks were repulsed.

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.  Coordinates: 30°34′N 31°56′E / 30.567°N 31.933°E / 30.567; 31.933