Egypt army arrests 15 in Sinai clashes

31.07.2011                      29.Tammus, 5771

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Egypt army arrests 15 in Sinai clashes

Arrests follow Friday clashes in al-Arish which left five dead and nineteen injured; police investigating whether eight Palestinians among those arrested entered Sinai through Rafah crossing or smuggling tunnels.

Egypt's military has detained 15 people suspected of involvement in clashes between gunmen and police in northern Sinai, security sources said Saturday.
Eight of them were Palestinians. Police are investigating if they entered the peninsula through the Rafah border crossing or through smuggling tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip….