Egypt: Soldiers killed as Sinai attacks target security forces
Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after at least 31 soldiers were killed in two attacks there.
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has declared three days of mourning in the wake of the suspected jihadist attacks.
The army has been fighting a campaign against Sinai-based militants, who have carried out a string of attacks there.
Orla Guerin reports.
25 Oct 2014
- From the section Middle East