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Car bomb attack kills 8 soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

Eight Egyptian soldiers were killed in a car bomb attack targeting a checkpoint in Sinai

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Eight Egyptian soldiers were killed in a car bomb attack targeting a checkpoint in Sinai, where the local affiliate of the ISIS group is leading an insurrection, the army said Thursday.

“A group of armed terrorists attacked one of the security checkpoints in north Sinai,” the army spokesman said.

“A car bomb attack, the clashes that ensued and a blast targeting one of the vehicles left eight members of the armed forced dead.”