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North Sinai militants post photo of a suicide operation in one of the checkpoints in Sheikh Zuweid. Photo from "State of Sinai" affiliated website

IED blast kills three soldiers in Sinai

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday during an attack on an army patrol near Sinai’s Sheikh Zuweid. An IED ambush caught the patrol near Al-Wahshi checkpoint. At least one soldier was injured, according to local reports. The army is yet to officially announce its account of the attack. The Sinai Province, affiliated to the “Islamic State” …

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2 policemen killed in a blast in Rafah

Two policemen were killed Sunday in an explosion that targeted a police vehicle in Sinai’s Rafah city. At least two other policemen were injured as an improvised explosive device (IED) was ignited by a remote to detonate the vehicle. Sinai residents’ accounts suggested that five policemen were injured. The accurate number of victims is yet …

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Checkpoint blasts kill 15 in northern Iraq: official

AFP – A roadside bomb followed by a suicide bomber detonating an explosives-rigged truck at a police checkpoint in northern Iraq killed 15 people on Monday, a local official said. The official, Shallal Abdul Baban, told AFP the blasts in Tuz Khurmatu also wounded 115 people and caused “great destruction”. The police checkpoint that was …

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Blast at school in Libya’s Benghazi wounds 6 children

AFP – A blast rocked a primary school in Libya’s restive second city Benghazi during playtime on Wednesday, wounding six children, security and medical officials said. The blast was caused by an explosive device thrown over the exterior wall of the school as the children were playing, said Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for Benghazi’s Al-Jala hospital. …

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In Pictures: Blast in Ain Shams

A bomb went off next to a police institute in the Ain Shams district in Cairo at 7am Saturday, damaging the institute’s walls but left no injuries. The blast came the morning after a series of bombings targeted police across Cairo on Friday 24 January, leaving six dead. Photos by Ahmed AlMalky

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