Egyptian security officials say two attacks by Islamist militants in restive northern Sinai left five policemen and soldiers dead.
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The officials say that in both attacks, militants set up roadblocks and stopped vehicles with troops or policemen.
In one attack, near town of Sheikh Zuweyid, militants dragged three soldiers out of their car and killed them. In the other attack, two policemen were snatched from their vehicle near the border town of Rafah and shot to death.
The officials say victims in both attacks were off duty and in civilian clothes. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to media.
Eight members of the Egyptian navy are feared dead after their vessel came under fire on Thursday in what the army has described as a "terrorist incident."
Northern Sinai has been under the state of emergency since a militant attack on an army checkpoint last month killed 31 soldiers there.