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Roadside bomb kills six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Oct 20, 2014    

CAIRO (Reuters) - Six Egyptian soldiers were killed by a remotely-detonated roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the army said in a statement.No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which also wounded five soldiers.The bomb exploded as a patrol responsible for protecting a natural gas pipeline passed by, security sources said.The blast occurred southwest of provincial capital Al-Arish, where two policemen were killed when their patrol car was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade three days ago.Security forces face a jihadist insurgency that has killed hundreds of soldier...

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