MILITANT ATTACK KILLS 13 POLICEMEN N. SINAI

CAIRO A mortar attack on a police checkpoint in the restive Northern Sinai Peninsula left at least 13 policemen killed, the Egyptian Interior Ministry announced.

In a press statement, the MoI said that the militant offensive on Al-Safa checkpoint have killed two officers and 11 soldiers.

It added that forces have cordoned off the city and is searching for assailants.

Source: KUNA