Terrorism & Insurgency

Armed clashes kill at least six soldiers and 24 Wilayat Sinai militants in Egypt's North Sinai

17 October 2017

AT LEAST six soldiers and 24 Wilayat Sinai militants were killed and 37 soldiers and one militant were wounded during armed clashes that broke out after the militants attacked security posts in Egypt's North Sinai governorate on 15 October, Al-Jazeera reported. Reports added that two militant vehicles were destroyed in retaliatory fire. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.



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