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At least five dead in gun attacks in Egypt's Sinai region


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At least five dead in gun attacks in Egypt's Sinai region

At least five soldiers and policemen have been killed in two separate gun attacks in northern Sinai in Egypt on Thursday.

Three of the soldiers were on leave and travelling in a taxi when they were ambushed and shot dead.

In a separate incident in Rafah, gunmen stopped a car carrying two policemen and killed them.

The deaths followed a small bomb explosion on a Cairo metro train in rush hour. Sixteen people were injured in a crush as people panicked following the blast

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