An Egyptian APC blown up in Sinai, killing two servicemen

An Egyptian officer and a soldier were killed and three troops injured when their armored vehicle was blown up by a roadside bomb Sunday in El Arish, northern Sinai. DEBKAfile: Egyptian forces in northern Sinai shut themselves in their bases these days, emerging only rarely to escape attacks by ISIS-affiliated Ansar Beit Al Maqdis lying in wait for them. Egyptian air and helicopter strikes have virtually halted against terrorist targets.

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