Sources: Egypt army hits Sinai militants, at least 31 killed, injured

By REUTERS
September 7, 2013 19:16




CAIRO - At least 31 people were killed or injured on Saturday when the Egyptian army mounted a large operation against militants in North Sinai, security officials said.

Dozens of armored vehicles backed by attack helicopters took part in the operation near Sheikh Zuweid, a few kilometres (miles) from the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Another 15 people were detained in the operation.


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