Gunmen attack security forces, bomb explodes in North Sinai

Masked gunmen attacked security forces in the vicinity of Sheikh Zuwaid Police Station, in North Sinai, on Friday leaving no casualties.

Security sources in North Sinai said in a press statement Friday that snipers targeted security forces affiliated with Sheikh Zuwaid Police Station. The security forces responded with heavy fire forcing assailants to escape, the sources mentioned.
The public prosecution was notified to investigate the incident, the security sources added.
In related news, a bomb exploded on Sheikh Zuwaid-Rafah road during the passage of armored vehicles on Friday morning. The incident also left no casualties.
The security forces combed the surrounding area in search for other planted bombs, and set checkpoints to catch the perpetrators.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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