Sunday, February 28, in the Egyptian city of El-Arish (Northern Sinai) was armed attack, which killed the captain Abdullah al-Khalil, according to the Agency Maan.
The attackers fled.
According to the Egyptian authorities, the officer was killed by militants grouping «wilayat Sinai» associated with the «Islamic state».
Also today, South of El-Arish on an improvised mine exploded under an armored Hummer jeep. Seriously injured two soldiers.