Egyptian helicopter gunships strike suspected militant hideouts on 2nd day of Sinai offensive

  • by: ASHRAF SWEILAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 8, 2013 - 10:00 AM

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Egyptian helicopter gunships struck suspected hideouts of Islamic militants in the northern Sinai peninsula for a second day on Sunday, part of a major offensive aiming at quelling an insurgency in the lawless region, a military official said.

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