‘Fresh clashes’ in Egypt’s Sinai
9 August 2012
Last updated at 05:15 ET
Sunday’s attack has prompted a strong military response
Fresh fighting has broken out between gunmen and police in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, according to state TV.
The clashes near a police station in the city of al-Arish come a day after the Egyptian military launched an offensive against suspected Islamist militants in the region.
The offensive followed the killing of 16 border guards on Sunday.
The Egyptian president sacked
Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19192629