Soldier killed, four injured in bomb explosion in Rafah
Egyptian security forces - AP/Ahmed Gomaa

CAIRO: One soldier was killed and four other was severely injured in a “terrorist” attack in North Sinai Wednesday, a medical source told Youm7.

An official source said that a bomb was planted on the Rafah-Arish security road and targeted a military vehicle that resulted in the death and injuries of the soldiers.

The official said all soldiers were transferred to Arish military hospital, three of the four in critical condition. Security measures were intensified in Rafah to find and arrest the “terrorists.”

Additional reporting by Mohamed Hussein.

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