Gunmen kill five Egyptian soldiers near Suez city of Ismailia

Gunmen killed fiveEgyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia onMonday, security sources said, highlighting the growing securitychallenges since the army ousted Islamist 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.

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