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Egypt F-16s strike IS as Sinai fighting rages

Egyptian F-16 jets struck Islamic State group terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula where dozens were killed in attacks and ongoing clashes Wednesday, security officials and a witness say.

Security officials say the fighter jets bombarded IS positions in the town of Sheikh Zuweid, where the terrorists have taken up positions on rooftops and mined streets leading to the police station.

— AFP

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian army armored vehicle stands on the on the Egyptian side of border town of Rafah, north Sinai, Egypt. (Ahmed Abd El Latif, El Shorouk Newspaper/AP)
FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian army armored vehicle stands on the on the Egyptian side of border town of Rafah, north Sinai, Egypt. (Ahmed Abd El Latif, El Shorouk Newspaper/AP)

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