Gunmen kill Mubarak-era deputy in Sinai

Attackers in a car fired four bullets at Abdel Hamid Silmi as he left a mosque, the sources said, adding that he was a member of Mubarak's National Democratic Party.

Gunmen kill Mubarak-era deputy in Sinai

World Bulletin / News Desk

Gunmen in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday killed a politician who was a member of parliament during the era of autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said.

Attackers in a car fired four bullets at Abdel Hamid Silmi as he left a mosque, the sources said, adding that he was a member of Mubarak's National Democratic Party.

Armed groups, mostly based in North Sinai, have escalated attacks on security forces and other targets since July 3.

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