Gunmen killed fiveEgyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal
city of Ismailia
onMonday, security sources said, highlighting the growing securitychallenges since the army
President MohamedMursi in July.
The security sources said the gunmen opened fire on thesoldiers while they were sitting in a car at a checkpoint nearIsmailia on the Suez Canal, a vital global trade route.