Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

19 July 2014

Egypt: Smugglers Kill Fifteen Soldiers in New Valley Shooting

Cairo — Smugglers killed 15 soldiers in an exchange of fire in New Valley's Farafra on Saturday evening, a military source said.

Three of the smugglers were killed in the Farafra Oasis attack, the Middle East News Agency reported.

The smugglers used heavy weapons and rocket-propelled grenades.

This is the second time this army unit is attacked by smugglers in less than three months, the agency added.

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