Egypt: At least 10 policemen were killed after Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
According to security officials, the attack took place as Muslims in the city of al-Arish were holding Eid prayers this morning.
The militants attacked the checkpoint, seized an armoured vehicle to make their getaway but a warplane chased them in the desert, killing at least five, the officials added.
Two officers and eight cons were killed. However, no group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.