Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt’s Sinai attack

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Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in northern Sinai, the group’s Amaq news agency reported, saying 15 soldiers were killed or wounded in what it described as an infiltration operation.

Egypt’s state news agency MENA said on Saturday that security forces foiled an attack on a checkpoint west of the city of al-Arish, and killed four militants while other fled.

MENA made no reference to any casualties among security forces in the attack, but the privately owned al-Masri al-Youm...


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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt’s Sinai attack


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