Egypt says checkpoint attack death toll now 21 troops (7)

Maan News Agency 2014.07.19 23:36
Published today 22:25 CAIRO (AFP) - Gunmen who attacked an Egyptian border guards checkpoint on Saturday killed 21 soldiers, a military official told AFP, raising a previous death toll of 15 troops. The attackers used rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in the attack on the post in the desert area of el-Farafrah, 630 kilometers west of Cairo, security officials said.
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