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  10/8/2012, Tishrei 22, 5773

21 Policeman Killed in Truck Accident in Sinai

Twenty-one Egyptian policemen were killed in a road accident Monday as their driver lost control of their truck in the Sinai, where security forces are battling Islamist militants, the interior ministry said.

Twenty-four policemen were also injured in the accident near the border with Israel, according to AFP.