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October 23, 2019
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Ten Egyptian security personnel killed in deadly attack by terrorists

Cairo – At least 10 soldiers have been killed and several injured in deadly attacks by suspected jihadist militants in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, the military says.

Egyptian Military spokesperson said that more than 70 “terrorists” launched assaults on five different checkpoints in the Sinai peninsula.

Twenty-three attackers were killed and three pick-up trucks armed with anti-aircraft guns were destroyed,he added.

At least 600 police officers and armed forces personnel have been killed in the past two years in attacks claimed by jihadist militant groups based in Sinai.