Egyptian army says kills 16 militants in Sinai

by Reuters
Saturday, 8 February 2014 17:49 GMT

CAIRO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Egypt's army said on Saturday it killed 16 Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula in an area near the border with the Gaza Strip.

Military aircraft targeted the militants in an area south of Sheikh Zuweid on Friday evening, a statement read. (Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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