3 Egyptian soldiers injured in Sinai shooting
Published Sunday 20/10/2013 (updated) 21/10/2013 13:30
Egyptian armed forces launched large scale military action against
militants in the Sinai Peninsula in early September.
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- Three Egyptian soldiers were injured on Sunday in an attack by gunmen, Egyptian security officials said.
Gunmen opened fire at a bus carrying soldiers near the Sinai city of Sheikh Zuweid, injuring three soldiers and the driver, officials said.
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Egyptian armed forces launched large scale military action against militants in the Sinai Peninsula in early September, in what officials described as the largest mobilization of force in the area since the 1973 war with Israel.