Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai gun attacks

The army declared a three-month state of emergency in the area last month after 33 security personnel were killed in two attacks

Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai gun attacks

World Bulletin/News Desk

Unidentified gunmen killed at least five Egyptian soldiers and policemen on Thursday in two separate gun attacks in northern Sinai, an area under emergency rule due to militant violence, security and medical sources said.

Three soldiers on leave were travelling in a taxi near Sheikh Zuweid when they were ambushed and shot dead, the sources said. In a separate incident in Rafah, bordering the Gaza Strip, gunmen stopped a car carrying two police conscripts and killed them.

The army declared a three-month state of emergency in the area last month after 33 security personnel were killed in two attacks.

 

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