12 soldiers injured as vehicle overturns in northern Sinai
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.