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  • Friday ,19 July 2019
العربية

Egypts army foils suicide attack on North Sinai security checkpoint

By-Ahram

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:07

Friday ,19 July 2019

Egypts army foils suicide attack on North Sinai security checkpoint

Egypt s Armed Forces foiled a suicide attack targeting a security checkpoint early Thursday in North Sinai governorate.

According to an Armed Forces statement, the suicide attacker attempted to target a security checkpoint near a parking lot in Sheikh Zuweid city.
 
The terrorist element was killed by security forces before arriving to the checkpoint, yet his belt detonated, the statement added.
 
An Egyptian army serviceman was killed in the incident.