Roadside bomb in Sinai kills 2 Egyptian troops, wounds 5

Roadside bomb in Sinai kills 2 Egyptian troops, wounds 5
Updated 07 September 2015

Roadside bomb in Sinai kills 2 Egyptian troops, wounds 5

Roadside bomb in Sinai kills 2 Egyptian troops, wounds 5

CAIRO: A roadside bomb struck an Egyptian military vehicle in the restive northern Sinai on Monday, killing an officer and a conscript and wounding five soldiers, security officials said.
The officials said the explosion took place in the Taweel Al-Amir area south of Rafah and that the injured were taken to the military hospital in el-Arish.
In a separate incident, gunmen open fired on a police patrol in the Nile Delta province of Beheira, wounding five policemen, local security officials and Egyptian state-run media said.