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Egypt officials: 3 security forces killed in Sinai blast


Added 11-17-19 04:35:01pm EST - “A roadside bomb killed at least three members of Egypt's security forces in the restive northern Sinai province, security and medical officials said Sunday.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Egypt officials: 3 security forces killed in Sinai blast”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - A roadside bomb killed at least three members of Egypt’s security forces in the restive northern Sinai province, security and medical officials said Sunday.

The explosion hit the forces’ armored vehicle in the town of Sheikh Zuweid. Four other security force members were wounded, including an officer.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to talk to reporters.

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Egypt has for years been battling an insurgency in the northern Sinai Peninsula that’s now led by an Islamic State group affiliate.

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