Gunmen attack military commander in northern Sinai

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July 11, 2013 09:56

 
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Gunmen in northern Sinai attempted to assassinate the commander of the Egyptian Army, General Ahmed Wasfy, by launching an attack on his vehicle, an Egyptian army spokesman posted on Facebook.

According to the statement, the army arrested the driver of the car used by the gunmen, but the other suspect escaped.

Speaking to Egyptian media, Wasfy said that he was not injured in the attempted assassination.

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