One army soldier killed in Sinai

One army soldier was killed on Wednesday by a gunshot to the chest while manning a security checkpoint in Arish, the capital of Egypt's North Sinai Governorate

One army soldier killed in Sinai

One army soldier was killed on Wednesday by a gunshot to the chest while manning a security checkpoint in Arish, the capital of Egypt's North Sinai Governorate, a security source told Anadolu Agency.

In a separate incident the same day, two policemen were injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on their vehicle in central Arish.

The latest fatality brings to 33 the number of civilians and security personnel killed in militant attacks in Sinai since July 5, two days after the army ousted elected President Mohamed Morsi, according to a tally prepared by AA based on security sources.

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