Bomb, attacks hit Egypt's Sinai as army calls for rallies

At least six killed, including two soldiers in Sinai violence; Egyptian military calls for supporters to hit streets.

July 24, 2013 21:26
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Egyptian army near El-Arish in the Sinai peninsula, May 21, 2013.

Egyptian army in Sinai 370. (photo credit: REUTERS/Stringer)

Gunmen have attacked security checkpoints and other targets on an almost daily basis since July 3, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens.

The militants usually strike at night but the two soldiers and the bombing occurred in separate, daylight attacks. Suicide attacks are rare.

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