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Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt

PTI | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 07:48

Cairo: A nine-year-old girl child was killed and another injured when a rocket fell in front of a house in in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula in an apparent attack targeting soldiers.

A rocket hit a house in Rafah and a child was killed and other injured, medical officials and eye witnesses said yesterday.
The rocket was apparently targeting a security patrol that was passing through the area, security officials said.

The rocket fell on a house in el-Mokataa village, South el-Sheikh Zowayed city in North Sinai, when a group of security forces were passing through the area, reported Youm 7 website.

Four children were killed on Saturday in the northern Sinai town of El-Joura.

First Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 07:48

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