Military officials say 5 soldiers killed by roadside bomb explosion in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

April 12, 2015 9:59 AM

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EL-ARISH, Egypt – Military officials say a roadside bomb has hit an armored vehicle in Egypt's restive northern Sinai, killing five soldiers, including an officer.

The officials said the explosion Sunday occurred in the village of Kharouba south of El-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief journalists.

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