Army trucks carry Egyptian tanks in a military convoy in Al-Arish, Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula August 9, 2012. (AP Photo)
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An Egyptian jihadist group behind some of the deadliest attacks on security forces said it carried out a bombing that killed 11 police in the Sinai Peninsula this week.The police and army have launched a massive operation in the Sinai to try to crush the group, killing scores of militants, including several of their leaders.Ansar Beit al-Maqdis has spearheaded attacks that have killed scores of policemen and soldiers since the army overthrew Islamist President Mohammad Morsi last year.
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