2016 Arish attack
|Attack Al-Arish 2016|
|Part of Sinai insurgency|
|Location||Arish, North Sinai Governorate, Egypt|
|Perpetrators||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
Thirteen policemen and soldiers were killed on Saturday night March 20, 2016 in an attack that targeted a security checkpoint in Sinai’s Al-Arish. The Ministry of Interior announced that a mortar attack targeted Al-Safa checkpoint, killing two police officers, a policeman and 10 soldiers.
- October 2014 Sinai attacks
- July 2015 Sinai attacks
- Sinai insurgency
- List of terrorist incidents, January–June 2016
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