Islamist militants kill 4 more police officers in Egypt’s Sinai:
A pair of attacks by suspected Islamist militants killed four policemen and injured six others in the turbulent north of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, according to security officials. The deaths bring to 16 the number of police officers and soldiers known to have been slain in the area in three days. They said three police officers were killed when their armored vehicle hit a roadside bomb south of Sinai’s coastal city of el-Arish. Six more policemen were injured in that attack. Later on Saturday, a police officer manning a checkpoint south of el-Arish was killed by a sniper’s bullet, they said.