24 policemen killed in Sinai blast
Cairo, August 19, 2013
At least 24 Egyptian policemen were killed in an explosion on Monday near the North Sinai town of Rafah, medical and security sources said.
The blast also wounded three policemen. Attacks by Islamist militants in the lawless north Sinai region have intensified since the army overthrew Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on July 3. -Reuters