Egyptian military helicopters fly over the eastern Sinai Peninsula, on October 18, 2012
Egyptian military helicopters fly over the eastern Sinai Peninsula, on October 18, 2012 © - Egyptian Presidency/AFP/File
Egyptian military helicopters fly over the eastern Sinai Peninsula, on October 18, 2012
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Last updated: January 26, 2014

Egypt helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Sinai

A helicopter crash in the restive Sinai Peninsula killed five Egyptian soldiers on Saturday, medics said.

The military confirmed a helicopter had crashed and said a search was under way for its crew.

It was not immediately clear how the aircraft came down, in an area used as a hub by militants.

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