Axar.az
UP

At least 3 Egyptian soldiers killed in explosion

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

At least three Egyptian soldiers were killed and six others injured, as a result of remote landmine explosion in the central part of Sinai peninsula, local media reported Saturday.

Axar.az reports that, according to El Watan newspaper, the landmine planted on the road was remotely detonated at a moment a military car with soldiers was driving by.
The attack was carried out two days after ten members of Egyptian security forces were killed in a blast during a counterterrorism raid in Sinai.

Egypt has been fighting a jihadist insurgency in northern Sinai since the army overthrew then President Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Police and security forces have been the target of deadly attacks by Islamists in the area.

In 2014, militants in Sinai pledged allegiance to the IS group, which is outlawed in many countries including Russia. The Wilayat Sinai, the Daesh branch in Sinai, has claimed responsibility for a number of deadly attacks in the area.

Date
2017.03.25 / 21:29
Author
Axar.az
Comments
Memorial Zefer
See also

Kuleba: The West does not gut to do it

There may be an act of terror against Putin - General

The condition of normalization from Arabia to Israel

The UAE sent oil to Europe for the first time in two years

Covid fines were abolished in Moscow

Day 91: Russia's losses announced

In Yerevan, protesters blocked the entrance to the PA

The Russians have changed their offensive tactics

The concession window to Iran is already closed

Zelensky's response to Shoigu's intentional claim

Latest
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla