SHARM EL SHEIKH (QHA) -

An APC of the Egyptian Armed Forces was blown up on the Sinai Peninsula, the Reuters reports, citing its sources.

As a result, at least 7 people were killed and another 15 wounded. Among them, 5 Egyptian soldiers, an officer and a woman in civilian clothes.

It is noted that the militants remotely detonated an explosive device on the road to Rafah and Sheikh Zuveyd.

According to Reuters, several explosive devices were remotely set off on the road to Rafah and Sheikh Zuveyd when military vehicles were moving along it.

Islamic State terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the attack by posting a relevant message on several websites.

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