Death toll in Egypt Sinai attack rises to 17, security sources say

By REUTERS
April 2, 2015 12:30

 
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The death toll from attacks by gunmen with rocket-propelled grenades on military checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday climbed to 15 soldiers and two civilians, security and medical sources said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but a Sinai militant group that supports Islamic State has carried out similar operations.

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