gypt military: Airstrikes kill 13 Sinai militants

Egyptian military officials say the number of suspected militants killed by airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula has risen to 13.


The officials say Apache helicopters fired missiles at houses used as hideouts and gathering points for the suspected militants. The explosions resounded for miles and smoke rose in the sky from the targeted villages. Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the press. (AP)