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Sinai blasts: 6 Egyptian soldiers killed

By CNN Staff
September 12, 2013 -- Updated 1500 GMT (2300 HKT)

(CNN) -- Six Egyptian soldiers were killed after explosions near a military intelligence building in the Sinai peninsula town of Rafah on Wednesday, state news agency Egynews reported.

The Sinai is a lawless area that has been the site of frequent attacks.

Egypt has been wracked with persistent tension since the military ousted the democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsy, in a coup.

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