Sinai residents discover dead body dumped in desert
The body appeared to be of a man in his 30s and was found in the desert shot in the head
Residents of Egypt’s northern Sinai region on Saturday found a dead body at the side of the desert road in Al-Arish, Al Arabiya’s Cairo office reported.
The body appeared to be of a man in his 30s and was found in the desert shot in the head, witnesses said.
The incident is not the first of its kind, witnesses recalled, saying they had previoulsy found dead bodies of other citizens dumped in the desert.
Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula has witnessed a series of deadly attacks that killed scores of policemen and soldiers since the army overthrew President Mohammad Mursi last year.
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