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Egypt tightens security in Sinai

2012-08-11 08:19:34 GMT2012-08-11 16:19:34(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Egyptian military trucks loaded with tanks are seen near the entrance of Al-Arish city to engage in the military operations which are carried on against terrorist groups in northern Sinai, on Aug. 10, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

An Egyptian soldier guards at a check point in Rafha city on August 10, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

An Egyptian soldier guards at a check point in Rafha city on August 10, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

Egyptian troops arrested nine militants in a raid on a border village early Friday in the aftermath of the checkpoint attack that killed 16 soldiers a few days ago.

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