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Egyptian Police Officer Killed in Sinai Attack

An Egyptian police officer was killed in the Sinai Peninsula overnight Thursday, when militants attacked a checkpoint with rocket-propelled grenades, security and medical officials told the AFP news agency.

The attack, which targeted a police armored vehicle at a checkpoint, also wounded a police conscript, the officials said.

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