Roadside bomb in Egypt kills 3, wounds 27

A roadside bomb in Egypt’s Nile Delta killed three policemen and wounded 27 others on Monday, deputy health minister Alaa el-Deen Othman said. The blast targeted a bus carrying conscripts in the Nile Delta province of Beheira early in the morning, police Brig. Gen. Khaled al-Hameed said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Meanwhile in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, another roadside bomb targeted an armored military vehicle in el-Arish city, wounding five security personnel, security and medical officials said. The troops were hit while patrolling the ring road south of el-Arish.



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