21 security forces killed, 6 injured in Sinai accident

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 8, 2012 14:32

17 Egyptian soldiers were killed and 6 injured after a security forces truck overturned in the eastern Sinai Peninsula on Monday, the MENA news service reported.

An Egyptian official said the car rolled over on a slope.

Search and rescue forces rushed to the scene of the accident and evacuated the injured to a hospital in Taba.


President Mohamed Morsy called for the immediate transfer of the victims to the nearest hospital, presidential spokesperson Yasser Ali said on his official Facebook page.


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