Civilian deaths in Sinai fighting

During the on-going armed conflict between ISIL supported groups and the Egyptian security forces in the Sinai, 2 civilians were killed and another was injured in an explosion at Sheikh Zuweid. Another explosion killed 2 Electricity Company employees. In Rafah, a child was killed and four were injured when an improvised explosive device detonated near a checkpoint.

Advice For Travellers

Due to lack of personal security and on-going armed conflict, travel in the Sinai should be avoided, if possible.