Militants gun down teacher in Egypt's North Sinai

Ahram Online , Friday 20 Jan 2017

File Photo: An army check point is seen in El-Arish city, in North Sinai July 15, 2013 (Reuters)

Gunmen killed a teacher in Arish city in North Sinai late on Wednesday, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.

According to Al-Ahram, 40-year-old Mohamed Ahmed El-Siyad was shot dead by unidentified militants in the street, who then fled the scene.

Authorities are investigating the incident.

Militant groups have been waging an insurgency in the northern part of Sinai for several years, primarily targeting security forces.


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