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Sunday, 29 September 2019

Terrorist ambush kills eight in North Sinai

Seven soldiers and a civilian were killed in an attack claimed by Islamic State in North Sinai on Friday, Reuters reports. Two other soldiers were also injured in the attack, security sources said. Separately, the Cairo Criminal Court has sought the legal opinion of the Grand Mufti over whether the state could execute seven defendants currently facing terrorism charges, the Associated Press reports.

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