Militants detonated an improvised explosive device and destroyed three armored vehicles.
Monday, September 11, the armed Islamic state militants attacked an Egyptian police convoy in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 18 police officers, reported Reuters citing sources in the security forces and medics.
The attack occurred near the town of El-Arish, administrative centre of province Northern Sinai. Militants detonated an improvised explosive device and destroyed three armored cars, and the car with the established system of suppression of signal.
After the militants opened fire. During a firefight, wounding four employees of ambulance crews.
Responsibility for attack was assumed by the terrorist organization Islamic state.