At least 13 people were killed in terrorist attacks in Sinai

Northern Sinai saw a series of coordinated attacks targeting Egyptian security forces in northern Sinai during Sunday, which cost the lives of 13 people, mostly Egyptian police men. In the largest, a car bomber detonated his vehicle at the entrance of a large police station in el-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, killing seven people, including five policemen, and injuring at least 40 including many civilians. Earlier, six soldiers, including an officer, were killed when a roadside bomb struck their armored vehicle traveling south of el-Arish. In a third smaller attack, militants clashed with soldiers at a mobile checkpoint in Rafah, south of el-Arish, wounding one police officer and two soldiers.

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