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  9/21/2012, Tishrei 5, 5773

Report: Egypt Bolsters Sinai Troops

Egypt sent reinforcements to the Sinai Peninsula, Friday, a day after the alert level in the region was raised to its highest level, according to the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency.

Egyptian security sources said about 50 tanks and armored vehicles were stationed on the east bank of the Suez Canal and the northern Sinai city of El-Arish.