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Gunmen Kill 5 Soldiers, Explosion Kills 2 People in Egypt

Egyptian security officials say gunmen have killed five soldiers in a restive area along the Suez Canal, while an explosion has killed two people in the Sinai Peninsula. The gunmen opened fire Monday on an army patrol at a checkpoint near the city of Ismailia. The explosion hit a security headquarters building in the town of al-Tour, wounding about 50 people. The region has seen a surge in militant activity since Egypt's army ousted president Mohamed Morsi in July. Violence in other ...

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