Gunmen storm Egyptian security post in Sinai Peninsula

By REUTERS
May 20, 2013 08:39

 
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ISMAILIA - Gunmen stormed an Egyptian security forces base in the Sinai Peninsula at dawn on Monday and exchanged gunfire with forces inside the base before retreating, security sources said.

The gunmen attacked the base in the Al-Ahrash area in North Sinai from a truck and fired automatic weapons, but the attack did not result in any casualties.

The identity of the attackers was not immediately clear, but security sources said they were likely to be Islamist militants.

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