Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in SinaiTwenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said. The military said it killed 40 assailants as it clashed with extremists in North Sinai, the main focus of the deadly IS insurgency. Security officials said ambulances raced to the sites of the attacks south of the town of Rafah on the border with the Gaza Strip.



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