Sinai Explosions Injure 6 Peacekeepers including 4 Americans

(Washington Post) Dan Lamothe - Four American and two international peacekeepers with the Multinational Force of Observers were wounded Thursday in two bomb blasts in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, and required medical evacuation, U.S. defense officials said. The two international troops hit an improvised explosive device with their vehicle, and then the four Americans were hit with a second explosion on another vehicle while attempting to respond and provide help. The Pentagon is concerned about deteriorating security in northeastern Sinai, home to MFO North Camp, a base 10 miles west of Egypt's border with Israel.

2015-09-04 00:00:00

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