An oil pipeline in Egypt’s North Sinai province was blown up, the extremist organization “Islamic State” claimed responsibility
On the evening of the 19th local time, an oil pipeline near the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai Province, Egypt, was bombed and the extremist organization “Islamic State” claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Egyptian military issued a statement that night that an explosion occurred on an oil pipeline near the city of Arish, but no casualties were caused.
The relevant departments are currently investigating the cause of the accident. And shortly after the Egyptian military issued a statement, the extremist organization “Islamic State” admitted that it had caused the explosion.
The Egyptian media quoted some witnesses as saying that unidentified armed personnel used explosive devices to blow up the oil pipeline there.
At present, Egyptian officials have not yet responded to the statement of the extremist organization “Islamic State.”