IS-linked jihadists claim attack on Sinai pipeline to Jordan

Smoke billows in Egypt's North Sinai on July 16, 2015The Egyptian branch of the jihadist Islamic State group on Thursday said it had bombed a pipeline that carries gas to Jordan and to a major industrial zone in north Sinai. North Sinai is a bastion of the “Sinai Province” group, the Egyptian affiliate of IS. In a message posted on Twitter and signed by “Sinai Province”, the jihadists claimed responsibility for the attack.

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