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Egyptian army hits back after attack in Sinai

Egyptian army hits back after attack in Sinai

The Egyptian army has Saturday, sixteen armed men were killed during two firefights. According to the ministry of the Interior were the men involved in the attack of a day earlier.

According to the ministry opened and armed men fire on the police, who then established a training camp for militants in the province of Ismaïlia approached. The police shot back and killed fourteen militants.

Also shot Egyptian forces two men to death near the town of Giza. The ministry named the dead men as “terrorists on the flight.”

Sinai

Friday, 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed by a bomb attack on a checkpoint of the army in Northern Sinai. At least 26 soldiers were wounded. It was the bloodiest attack on security forces in years. Two vehicles have been by suicide bombers to blast brought when they passed the checkpoint reason in an area between Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

Saturday came two police officers to life and got nine wounded when their armored vehicle was blown up in the Sinai, reported the Egyptian state news agency MENA.

IS in the northeast of the Sinai are very powerful. Since the emergence of the group of hundreds of soldiers and police killed.

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