Troops dead after Egypt vehicle overturns near Israel border

Many dead after vehicle carrying Egyptian security forces overturns near border with Israel.

Troops dead after Egypt vehicle overturns near Israel border

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 19 Egyptian policemen have been killed in an accident after their driver lost control of their truck in the Sinai, where security forces are battling fighters, state media reported.

Another six policemen were injured in the accident near the border with Israel, the official MENA news agency reported.

The dead and injured conscripts belonged to the interior ministry's Central Security Forces, which along with the army has been battling the fighters behind a series of deadly attacks in the lawless peninsula.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Ekim 2012, 14:12
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