Suspected Isis attack kills 12 soldiers in Egypt
Twelve people have been killed in a suspected attack by Isis gunmen in Egypt.
The victims, all members of the country’s security forces, were at a checkpoint in North Sinai during the attack today.
Attackers believed to be from so-called Islamic State stormed the building with assault rifles and heavier weapons, sources said.
As well as the twelve who died, eight others were injured.
The attack took place 25 miles away from the town of Bir al-Abd, making it the first major attack in the central Sinai area, which had so far escaped a campaign of Islamist attacks.
The wounded were taken to... read more
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