Egyptian Army soldiers patrol in an armored vehicle backed by a helicopter gunship during a sweep through villages in Sheikh Zuweyid, north Sinai, Egypt, Tuesday, May 12, 2013. (AP Photo)
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An Egyptian security official says a roadside bomb struck a passing armored vehicle in the northeastern Sinai Peninsula, killing two soldiers.The official says the explosion took place Tuesday near the village of Al-Kharouba, near the border with the Gaza Strip, as army forces were patrolling the area searching for Islamic militants. Six more soldiers were injured and remain in serious condition, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press.
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