Gunmen kill 15 Egyptian border guards near Libya: officials

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 19, 2014 1:55 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Smugglers killed 15 Egyptian border guards near the frontier with Libya on Saturday, security officials said.

The attack took place in Wadi al-Gadid governorate, which borders both Sudan and Libya. Local media said three smugglers were killed in clashes with the guards.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)