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Militants attack Sinai checkpoints

July 22, 2013 7:29 P.M. (Updated: July 23, 2013 11:05 A.M.)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) – Islamist militants on Monday simultaneously attacked two military checkpoints in Sheikh Zuweid city in Egypt's Sinai, security sources said.

One attack targeted a checkpoint in the al-Kharroub neighborhood, leading to clashes with the army. Egyptian soldier Ibrahim Mumammad Salamah, 24, was injured in the leg, security officials told Ma'an.

Meanwhile, militants also attacked a checkpoint in Abu Tawila neighborhood. Army officer Husam Muhammad was shot in the leg before the attackers fled.

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