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Militants launch attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 00:46

Sept. 16 - Insurgents raid a security building in Egypt's troubled Sinai peninsula. Andrew Raven reports.

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Gunfire echoes through a town in Egypt's troubled Sinai Peninsula. The shots came as Islamist militants attacked a security headquarters here in al-Arish. The daring attack saw insurgents launch rocket-propelled grenades at the building from a nearby rooftop. It was the latest clash between militants and security forces in Sinai, which has been plagued by a wave of lawlessness. Militants killed 16 Egyptian soldiers last month, prompting a massive crackdown by the country's military and police.

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Militants launch attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 00:46