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Two Egyptian soldiers dead in clash with militants in northern Sinai

CAIRO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Two Egyptian soldiers have been killed and eight wounded in a clash with Islamic extremists in a town in North Sinai, officials say.

The fighting in Sheikh Zuweid also injured civilians, including a 20-year-old woman, Al-Ahram reported Friday.

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Violence by Islamic militants in the region has increased since the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi in July. Dozens of police and military forces had died in ongoing attacks.

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