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Two Egyptian Army Officers Killed in Shootout with Militants

Two Egyptian army officers were killed on Wednesday in a shootout with alleged members of a Sinai-based Islamist militant group, the Interior Ministry said.   It said five militants were killed and four arrested when the military and police raided a bomb and weapons storage facility, and said the fighters belonged to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, one of the country's most active militant organizations.   Security sources said an exchange of gunfire erupted after an army colonel and...

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