Gunmen attack security checkpoint in Sinai

Unknown gunmen in North Sinai attacked a security checkpoint Monday close to the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip.

Eyewitnesses said that the gunmen attacked the checkpoint, located one kilometre away from the Rafah border crossing with the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory.

Armed forces located in the area, according to eyewitnesses, exchanged fire with the assailants, who then escaped.

No casualties were reported.

Edited translation from MENA