Explosion in Egypt’s Sinai kills two policemen, nine wounded

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At least two policemen were killed in the Al Arish town of Egypt’s northern Sinai province after an explosion hit their armored vehicle, Al Arabiya’s correspondent has reported.

This comes on the same day that Egyptian police killed 14 gunmen in Ismailia linked to recent attacks against security forces in northern Sinai, Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday.

Egyptian army declared on Friday, that 40 attackers killed, 6 cars destroyed in checkpoint attack in Sinai, Egypt.

Egypt faces an insurgency led by an ISIS-affiliated group in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed since 2013.

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