Islamic State in Sinai Claims Credit for Failed Rocket Attack Aimed at Israel

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The Times of Israel reports: The Islamic State terror group claimed Wednesday that it was responsible for firing two missiles on Monday from the Sinai Peninsula, aimed at an Israeli border crossing with Egypt but which missed the mark and landed in Egyptian territory.

The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt, known as Sinai Province, published photos on one of its news agencies from the attack on Monday documenting “the bombardment of the Nitzana border crossing on the border with Palestine with two grad rockets.”

On Monday, incoming rocket alert sirens sounded in southern Israel, as a result of the missiles launched in Sinai.

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