Report: Egyptian police clash with armed men in north Sinai

August 9, 2012 11:27

CAIRO - Egyptian police clashed with armed men in northern Sinai's main town el-Arish, Egyptian state television reported on Thursday, a day after security forces began a crackdown on Islamist militants in the region.

"Clashes resumed between armed men and police forces in front of police station number two in el-Arish," Nile News television reported, citing its correspondent there.

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