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Egyptian army soldier killed in North Sinai attack

One death and two injuries from militant attack on Wednesday in Al-Arish, says military spokesman

Ahram Online , Wednesday 11 Jun 2014
North Sinai
File photo: Egyptian army tanks in North Sinai in 2012 (Photo: Reuters)
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A soldier was killed and a low-ranking officer and a civilian were injured in a militant attack in the North Sinai town of Al-Arish on Wednesday, according to army spokesman Ahmed Ali.

The killed soldier has been identified as Lotfy Ateyya, said the spokesman.

Around 500 policemen and soldiers have been killed in bombings and shootings, according to a government tally, since the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.

 

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