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11 Egypt soldiers killed as bombs hit Sinai, Cairo

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A car bomb in Egypt's restive Sinai killed 11 soldiers and another blast struck police in Cairo Wednesday, amid a wave of unrest following Islamist president Mohamed Morsi's July ouster. 

Egyptian miltary trcuks loaded with light tanks line up in el-Arish ahead of an operation to restore security in northern Sinai on August 9, 2012

The troops were killed when an explosives-laden car blew up next to an army bus in North Sinai's provincial capital El-Arish, a security official said. The army confirmed the attack, saying nine conscripts and two non-commissioned officers died.

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