CAIRO: Four conscripts were killed Saturday in Rafah, all under 21 and all Central Security soldiers, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.
According to the statement, the four soldiers were targeted by outlaws while going home on vacation.
A security source told Youm7 that the soldiers were in a microbus and the assailants were in a Hyundai. He added that the assailants got the soldiers out of the microbus and killed them after making sure they were affiliated with Central Security.
In related news, two civilians were killed in an attack targeting a police officer near his home in Arish, North Sinai late Friday, a security source told Youm7.
Additional reporting by Mohamed Hussein and Mohamed Ahmed Tantawi.