Sources: 7 Egyptian security officers kidnapped in Sinai

By REUTERS
May 16, 2013 08:27

CAIRO - A group of anonymous militants kidnapped early on Thursday seven Egyptian security officers in the lawless Sinai Peninsula, near the borders with Israel, security and Beduin sources said.

According to the sources three policemen and four army officers who were riding in taxis traveling from Arish to Rafah cities, both in North Sinai, were stopped by militants and kidnapped. It was not yet clear who was behind the operation or their motives or demands.


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