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At least 5 Egyptian soldiers killed in ISIS attack near El Arish

Monday, July 17, 2017 7:42
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DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. July 17, 2017, 5:35 PM (IDT)

Islamic terrorists attacked police in the northern Sinai area of El Arish Monday, killing five officers and wounding another five. In the first round, the opened fire on an army vehicle and set if on fire inside El-Arish, the when reinforcements arrived, set off a roadside bomb.
Cairo earlier reported that the Egyptian air force had killed 20 terrorists in an air strike over  northern Sinai.

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