12 soldiers injured as vehicle overturns in northern Sinai
Wednesday 13/September/2017 - 08:25 PM
12 soldiers were reported injured this evening following truck accident in the restive northern Sinai region.
Nothern Sinai Security Directory Maj. Gen. Reda Swailam received a tip off over the incident.
Ambulances and crews were immediately seen rushing to the scene.
Earlier on Wednesday، that troops killed five militants who attacked a checkpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula، where an Islamic State assault on a convoy two days earlier killed 18 police.
Military spokesman Col. Tamer el-Rifai said in a statement that two conscripts were killed in the shootout، which erupted after a militant with an explosives belt tried to storm a military checkpoint. He said two other militants were wounded، without providing further details.