Egyptian security forces take position during an operation in the northern Sinai peninsula on August 8, 2012
Egyptian security forces take position during an operation in the northern Sinai peninsula on August 8, 2012. Gunmen shot dead an Egyptian soldier on Sunday during an attack on a checkpoint in the restive north of Sinai, a police official said. © - AFP/File
Egyptian security forces take position during an operation in the northern Sinai peninsula on August 8, 2012
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Last updated: July 7, 2013

Gunmen kill soldier in Egypt's Sinai

Gunmen shot dead an Egyptian soldier on Sunday during an attack on a checkpoint in the restive north of Sinai, a police official said.

The attack took place near the town of El-Arish, where Islamists this week stormed the provincial headquarters and raised the banner of Islamist militants.

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