Egypt: Sinai hotel death toll rises to six

Two judges, three police officers, one civilian, 12 wounded

24 November, 16:03

    (ANSAmed) - CAIRO, NOVEMBER 24 - The death toll has risen to six in the Tuesday bombing of a hotel in El Arish in northern Sinai, said Egypt's Interior Minister.

    The victims were two judges, three police officers and a civilian, with 12 others wounded in the attack, and security forces had killed the attackers, he said.

    A military spokesperson said the attack was carried out by three terrorists.

    ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the attack, said there were two.

    Police are performing inspections to arrest suspects who may be linked to the terrorists. (ANSAmed).

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