Egyptian Sinai is declared a closed military zone

The Egyptian defense minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Siusi Tuesday ordered the Sinai Peninsula sealed as a closed military zone after 24 service personnel were killed by terrorists near Rafah Monday. Three days of national warning were declared. The order did not indicate how it applied to the tourists staying at Sinai resorts.

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