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Bomb attack in Egypt leaves 2 cops dead, 9 others injured

At least two Egyptian policemen were killed and nine others injured on Saturday in a targeted bomb attack on their armoured vehicle in the restive North Sinai region, said an official at the interior ministry.


By   |  Updated On : July 09, 2017 08:54 AM
2 policemen killed, 9 injured in bomb attack in Egypt (Representational Image)

2 policemen killed, 9 injured in bomb attack in Egypt (Representational Image)

New Delhi :  

At least two Egyptian policemen were killed and nine others injured on Saturday in a targeted bomb attack on their armoured vehicle in the restive North Sinai region, said an official at the interior ministry.

The official said security forces were combing the area for more bombs.

News reports said 12 people were injured in the attack, but there was no confirmation.

The explosion took place a few hours after the interior ministry said that police killed 14 terrorists in a gun battle in Ismailia city.

(With PTI Inputs)

First Published: Sunday, July 09, 2017 08:09 AM

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