Democracy Now: Militants Kill 16 Egyptian Guards in Sinai Attack


Deadly violence erupted near Egypt’s border with Israel on Sunday when armed militants killed 16 Egyptian border guards. The militants were apparently attempting to cross from the Sinai into Israel, and ambushed the border guards as they ate a meal breaking the Ramadan fast. Israel says the militants were likely planning to capture Israeli soldiers on the other side of the border crossing. The Egyptian government says foreign fighters carried out the assault.

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~ by wheresthemic on August 6, 2012.

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