Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

Arish Attack

"The explosion was very big, which means that the [vehicle] was carrying around 100 kilograms of explosive material", the army said in a statement on Monday.

The Egyptian military is thanking a fearless tank driver for saving the lives of 50 civilians who could have lost their life to a deadly bomb blast.

The military said it intercepted the vehicle at a checkpoint near the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, and tried to contain the expected blast by running over the auto with a tank.

Panic stricken-civilians can be seen running for cover in the video footage.

An Egyptian army tank crew is said to have saved up to 50 people from a vehicle filled with explosives.

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"Three men, two women, and two children were killed".

The Velayat Sinai militant group, which is an affiliate of Daesh, has claimed responsibility for most of the assaults, mainly targeting the army and police.

"The armed forces will continue to sacrifice all that is precious, our sons" lives, in order to preserve and protect this nation and its great people'.

The Egyptian Armed Forces killed 40 militants and arrested another five in North Sinai during "Martyr Right" army operations, an armed forces official spokesperson said in a statement on Tuesday.

Insurgents have carried out series of suicide bombings and attacks in Egypt since the ousting of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, whose one-year rule proved divisive.

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