Egypt executes six militants for attack on soldiers

May 17, 2015 9:54 AM

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CAIRO Egypt has executed six members of a Sinai-based militant group with links to Islamic State for carrying out an attack on soldiers near Cairo in 2014, the state news agency reported on Sunday.

The group, Sinai Province, has killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers since the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in 2013.

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