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September 4, 2015 11:27 am

American Troops, International Peacekeepers Wounded in Sinai Bomb Blasts

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Satellite view of the Egypt's Sinai region, bordering on Israel in the Northeast. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Satellite view of the Egypt’s Sinai region, bordering on Israel in the Northeast. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Four American and two international peacekeepers from Fiji were wounded Thursday in two bomb blasts on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, and required medical evacuation, defense officials said.

All six troops were with the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), an international coalition set up to keep the peace between Egypt and Israel after a treaty was reached between the two nations at Camp David, Md., in 1978.

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