Gunmen kill Egyptian tribal leader and son in Sinai




 
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August 13th, 2012  
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AL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - A group of armed men shot dead a tribal leader and his son on Monday in Egypt's Sinai peninsula on the border with Israel, a security source said, as violence escalated on the sixth day of a military crackdown on militants in the area. "Tribal leader Khalaf Al-Menahy and his son were shot dead by militants on their way back from a conference organized by tribal leaders to denounce militancy," said the security source in Sinai. ...




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