Egypt: At least 24 policemen killed in Sinai attack

  • AFP, Cairo
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  • Updated: Aug 19, 2013 12:45 IST

At least 24 Egyptian policemen were killed in an attack by militants who fired rockets at two buses in the Sinai peninsula on Monday, medical and security sources told AFP.

Another two policemen were injured in the attack, which took place near the town of Rafah along the border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip, in the north of Sinai.

 

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