Israeli troops injured by gunfire from Sinai

October 22, 2014 12:12 PM

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Two Israeli troops patrolling the Egyptian border were injured on Wednesday in the early afternoon after an anti-tank missile was allegedly fired from the Sinai Peninsula at an Israeli border patrol vehicle.

There were conflicting reports about the nature of the incident with Egyptian sources initially attributing it to smugglers. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) later announced that an “anti-tank missile was fired at a vehicle on the Israeli-Egyptian border”.

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