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Truck bomb leaves at least eight policemen dead in Egypt

Truck bomb leaves at least eight policemen dead in Egypt

CAIRO: A truck bomb attack on an Egyptian security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed at least eight policemen on Monday, officials and state media said.

Police officials said a suicide bomber rammed a truck packed with explosives into the checkpoint in the north Sinai city of El-Arish and gunmen then opened fire on the security post.

AFP