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Attacks on Egyptian Military in Sinai Kill 3

The wreckage of a burnt car is seen after assaults on militant targets by the Egyptian Army, in a village on the outskirts of Sheikh Zuweid, near the city of El-Arish in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Sept. 10, 2013.
The wreckage of a burnt car is seen after assaults on militant targets by the Egyptian Army, in a village on the outskirts of Sheikh Zuweid, near the city of El-Arish in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Sept. 10, 2013.
VOA News
Egyptian officials say a car bomb has exploded at a military intelligence headquarters in the restive Sinai peninsula, killing at least three soldiers and wounding 10 other people.

The blast Wednesday happened in the town of Rafah along the border with the Gaza Strip.

A short time later, militants also fired rocket-propelled grenades at a nearby army checkpoint.

The Sinai region has seen a surge in militant activity since former president Hosni Mubarak was deposed in 2011, and further unrest since the military ousted president Mohamed Morsi in July.

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by: Godwin from: Nigeria
September 11, 2013 11:36 AM
We still waiting to hear the disbandment of the Muslim Brotherhood. The attacks are their handiwork since the days of Hosni Mubarak who first discovered how deadly they could be and decided to keep them far from the abode of rational humans. On the surface they present a picture you think you have friends in them, but give them a chance and you discover to your chagrin that a serious mistake has been made.

It was just yesterday and Morsi, their point man, is still being held to account for the misdeeds of the group. Egypt is toying with the cobra called Muslim Brotherhood. Ban them outright, and attacks will be put in check, the demonstrations will die out, and the stampede on the economy will fizzle out.

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