Bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt's Sinai: sources

March 24, 2015 9:54 AM

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ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed two Egyptian soldiers on Tuesday during a patrol near the town of Sheikh Zuweid, medical and security sources said, the latest in a string of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula bordering Israel and the Suez Canal.

Deadly attacks mostly targeting security forces have been concentrated in North Sinai, the epicenter of an Islamist insurgency seeking to topple the Cairo government, though blasts have occurred across the country in the past two years.

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