Egyptian army officer, three policemen shot dead in North Sinai's Arish

Ahmed Eleiba , Wednesday 9 Aug 2017

Army vehicle in North Sinai (AP)
Army vehicle in North Sinai (AP)

An army officer and three policemen were killed by unknown assailants on Wednesday near Al-Arish in North Sinai, Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The victims were travelling in a private vehicle on Al-Arish-Qantara International Road near Al-Arish when their attackers gunned them down, Ahram said.

Islamist militants have killed hundreds of security personnel in similar attacks in North Sinai in the past four years.



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