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  8/5/2014, Av 9, 5774

Egypt: US Observer Wounded by Gunfire in Sinai


A security source in Egypt announced on Tuesday that an American soldier belonging to the International Observer forces in Sinai, was wounded by gunfire directed at a village in the northern peninsula. The soldier was wounded in his arm and was treated on base.

The International Observer forces are stationed in the region to maintain peace in Sinai and in order to ensure that the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt is upheld.