BBC reporter Orla Guerin
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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
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