The explosion in the town of El-Arish in the Northern Sinai killed two police officers of Egypt, nine more were injured. According to Egyptian media reports, the attack was carried out on Saturday, July 8.
We will remind, the day before terrorists attacked the positions of the Egyptian army in the village of al-Barat near the town of Rafah, on the border with the Gaza strip.
Near the army checkpoint was blown up two car bombs and then gunmen opened fire on the soldiers.
The victims of this terrorist attack, responsibility for which has taken the group «Islamic state», 23 Egyptian soldiers.
The Egyptian military said that it had prevented terrorist attacks in several places in the North of the Sinai Peninsula, killing 40 terrorists and six of their vehicles.