Sinai attack: Death toll rises as massive arrest raid launched
Egypt launched an extensive manhunt after the multiple bombings that killed 90 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, packed with Egyptians and foreign tourists.
It was Egypt's deadliest attacks. Thus, the country's National Security forces started sweeping the Sinai peninsula, security sources said.
Dozens were arrested and raids were ongoing Sunday, after Interior Minister Habib al-Adly claimed investigators already had leads and suggested the attacks could be connected to deadly anti-Israeli bombings on October 7 further north on Sinai's coastline. After the Taba attacks, egyptian security forces made sweeping arrests throughout the area, saying local Bedouins were involved.
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