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Egyptian presidency vows 'harsh response' to Sinai attacks

Mohamed Morsi's office says that those who attacked Egyptian soldiers in Sinai on Sunday will be punished

Monday 6 Aug 2012
Mohamed Morsi
Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi (Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt's presidential office stated that those responsible for the attacks on Egyptian border guard in Sinai will be punished for their actions as their crime will not be tolerated.

The office also offered condolences to the families of the Egyptian troopers who were killed, and wished the injured a quick recovery.

According to the Egyptian state TV, the death toll has rising to 16, the injured are seven.

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has already met with members of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to discuss the situation.

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