Sources: 6 Egypt Troops Killed in North Sinai Bombing

April 12, 2015 1:16 PM

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Egypt's military said a bomb detonated by militants killed six soldiers and wounded two others in Egypt's North Sinai on Sunday, a region beset by Islamist insurgents.

The army said in a statement that “terrorist and extremist elements” were behind the roadside attack on an armored military vehicle in the town of Sheik Zuweid. Two of those killed were officers, it said.

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