Egypt army hits Sinai militants, at least 31 killed, injured: sources

Egypt army hits Sinai militants, at least 31 killed, injured: sources

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Sat, 07/09/2013 - 18:38
At least 31 people were killed or injured on Saturday when the Egyptian army mounted a large operation against militants in North Sinai, security officials said.
 
Dozens of armored vehicles backed by attack helicopters took part in the operation near Sheikh Zuweid, a few kilometers (miles) from the Palestinian Gaza Strip.
 
Another 15 people were detained in the operation.