Islamist Militants Kill Three Egyptian Policemen in Sinai

Gunmen fire on the policemen's car in al-Arish in northern Sinai; Egypt police source: attackers likely militants police have been hunting since ambush killing of 16 border guards on August 5.

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Three Egyptian policemen died on Saturday when gunmen fired on their car in the northern Sinai Peninsula city of al-Arish before escaping, security sources said.

People watch as smoke rises from the burning remains of a building and vehicle after a firefight between Egyptian security forces and suspected militants in Sinai.Credit: Reuters

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