Mortar attack kills four children in Egypt`s Sinai: Security

Four children were killed Saturday in Egypt`s Sinai when a mortar round hit their home, in an apparent attack by militants targeting soldiers in the area, security officials said.

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 26, 2014, 22:44 PM IST

Cairo: Four children were killed Saturday in Egypt`s Sinai when a mortar round hit their home, in an apparent attack by militants targeting soldiers in the area, security officials said.

The attack took place in the northern Sinai town of El-Joura, believed to be a bedrock of Islamist militants who have killed scores of policemen and soldiers over the past year.