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BREAKING: 11 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Terrorist Attack Near Suez Canal

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BREAKING: 11 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Terrorist Attack Near Suez Canal

Credit: Egyptian Ministry of Defense

Egypt’s military spokesperson, Colonel Gharib Abdel Hafez, announced on Saturday, 7 May that an officer and 10 soldiers from the Egyptian military died in a terrorist attack in the East Canal area, with 5 others injured during the attack.

The attack was perpetrated near a water plant that was protected by the Egyptian military, added the spokesperson in the official social media post.

The post further explains that the ambush was thwarted and that the terrorists are now being pursued into the Sinai area.

This is a developing story.

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With a deep interest in politics and society, Shereif is a journalist that chronicles Egypt’s ever-changing political climate – aided by his bachelor’s in Political Science and his ongoing master’s in Strategic Public Relations. On the side, Shereif works as a communications associate for a local consultancy. When he’s not working, you can find him playing chess, supporting Chelsea, or walking his dog.

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