UPDATE 1-Internet service returns to Egypt after cable fire-official

Tue Jun 3, 2014 9:40am EDT

(Recasts with resumption of internet service)

CAIRO, June 3 (Reuters) - Full internet service returned to Egypt on Tuesday after a fire at a telecommunications cable caused disruptions throughout parts of the country, said the head of Egypt's Telecommunication's Regulatory Authority.

"Internet service has returned by 100 percent," Hesham El-Alaili, told Reuters. (Reporting by Ehab Farouk and Asma Alsharif)