Terrorist attack on security checkpoint in Sinai, Egypt

Cairo: A number of Egyptian security personnel were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in southern el-Arish city, North Sinai, today.

A statement issued by the Egyptian Interior Ministry and carried by the North East News Agency said that a group of terrorist elements had attacked a security checkpoint at dawn today, leading to a confrontation with them that left five of the attackers as well as two police officers and six recruits dead.

Source: Bahrain News Agency