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Egypt: 14 Dead, 15 Injured in Terrorist Attacks on Sinai Security…

Cairo – 14 people, including 7 policemen and a civilian, were killed and 15 others wounded on Monday in terrorist attacks targeting security posts in Sinai, according to a new toll by the Egyptian interior ministry.The ministry said the militants targeted the checkpoint in the city of el-Arish with a garbage van filled with explosives but that security forces killed the driver and succeeded in detonating the truck bomb, adding that the security forces killed five of the assailants.The ministry also said that another group of militants attacked a second checkpoint in el-Arish, killing a policeman before fleeing under heavy fire from the security forces.

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