Four Egyptian soldiers killed, 12 injured in Sinai explosion

ISMAILIA – At least four Egyptian army soldiers were killed and 12 injured in the Sinai Peninsula after an armoured personnel carrier exploded on the outskirts of the city of Arish, security and medical sources said on Wednesday.

Unidentified militants planted an improvised explosive device on the road and later remotely detonated it as the vehicle conducted a search operation, the sources said. Egypt’s official military spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment.



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