The terrorist attack in Egypt occurred on the Sinai Peninsula. According to the latest data, due to mortar firing of a dwelling house, there were killed 9 people, Joinfo.ua informs.
Also there was conducted a missile attack on a village in the north of the peninsula, killing two people. In addition, two soldiers of the Egyptian army were killed in the town of El Arish, after the explosion of a truck planted with explosives.
In Egypt, the radical Islamist structures conduct active terrorist activities on the Sinai Peninsula. They are supporters of the ousted former President Mohammed Mursi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, which was banned in Egypt in 2013.