Egypt raises state of emergency in Sinai

Egypt's Interior Ministry says it had intelligence that militants might attack police there, state news agency MENA reported.

Egypt raises state of emergency in Sinai

World Bulletin/News Desk

Egypt's Interior Ministry raised a state of emergency in the Sinai peninsula on Saturday, saying it had intelligence that militants might attack police there, state news agency MENA reported.

"The Minister of Interior has raised the level of emergency in North and South Sinai after receiving information that jihadist groups intend to attack police buildings there," Interior Ministry official General Osama Ismail said, according to MENA.

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