Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai as protest toll rises to 49

By Reuters | Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:24 PM

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By Maggie Fick

CAIRO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Gunmen killed three Egyptian soldiers in an attack on a bus in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the military said, prompting a warning from the army that it would eliminate the Muslim Brotherhood, which it blames for much of Egypt's political violence.

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