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Bomb kills two in Egypt's Sinai

A low-ranking military officer and civilian driver killed, 12 conscripts injured in bomb attack in restive Sinai Peninsula

MENA, Tuesday 22 Oct 2013
An army check point in North Sinai's Al-Arish city mid-July 2013 (Photo: Reuters)
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A bomb exploded in North Sinai's Rafah on Tuesday morning, killing one low-ranking officer and a civilian driver, and injuring 12 conscripts.

The blast took place where the soldiers were deployed, a security source told state news agency MENA.

The injured were transferred to a nearby hospital, he added.

Since the 3 July removal of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, militant attacks targeting security forces have been on the rise, mostly in Sinai which has suffered a security vacuum since the January 2011 revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Last Friday, a 31-year-old policeman was killed in Sinai by unknown gunmen who escaped after hitting him with 17 bullets.

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22-10-2013 03:37pm
Sisi and his loyal injoying. But public and worker are dying.. How fools public they don't known who is enemy of Egypt. But sisi and court want divide Egyptian
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22-10-2013 09:54pm
Pre lesson
Mr Messi, Yes, Egyptians are not fools, stupid, ignorant, deaf, dumb or blind. They not only know their history but also well aware about the present and foresee the future. Yes, they know who were at the right, left of the modern Pharaoh of the Egyptian History when he rolled back the Democratically elected Government through tanks and bullets. Yes Egyptians know very well who are clapping ,dancing when 1000s of Egyptian are being slaughtered by the Pharoah’s gang on Egypt streets.Yes they what democracy means for egypt’s liberal corrupt elites.So you must learn the lesson before teaching others
22-10-2013 08:26pm
Lesson N°1
Do you think 90M of Egyptians are as stupid as your thoughts ? We are educated people, sharing the entire history of this planet for 7000years. The word Democracy was translated thanks to the Rosetta Stone, does this ring a bell? not yet...ok Who do you think is actually planning and doing terrorism actions against the Egyptian Copts? and in Sinaï? in the South? The MB partners of course. They are the ones who should admit the People's Revolution, not Islamist Revolution. Democracy will come to your country too. Be ready to choose the colour

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