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Timeline: Major terrorist attacks in South Sinai since 2004

Blast that killed four people in Taba on Sunday was the first targeting tourists amid a wave of bombings since the removal of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013

Ahram Online, Monday 17 Feb 2014
Damaged storefronts after series of bombs hit the tourist town of Dahab, April 2006 (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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February 2014: Three South Korean tourists and their Egyptian bus driver are killed, and 14 people are injured, when an explosion rips through a bus near Taba, a town near the border with Israel. 

October 2013: Two soldiers are killed and 48 injured in a suicide car bombing at the South Sinai security directorate in Tor City.

April 2006: Twenty-three people are killed and 80 injured when a series of bombs hit the tourist town of Dahab.

July 2005: Eighty-eight people die, mostly Egyptians, and over 200 are injured when three bombs explode in Sharm El-Sheikh, an hour drive from Dahab on the Red Sea coast.

October 2004: Thirty-four people die and 135 are injured when three bombs explode in and near Taba.

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