Priest, 2 members of security forces killed in Egypt's Sinai

June 30, 2016 12:10 PM

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EL-ARISH, Egypt – Egyptian officials say a Christian priest and two security force members have been killed by suspected Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula's turbulent north.

They say the priest was shot dead Thursday while walking in the city of el-Arish. Christian clerics have in the past been targeted by militants in Sinai.

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