2022 El Qantara checkpoint attack

On 8 May 2022, at least ten soldiers and one officer were killed during an attack at a checkpoint at a water pumping station in El Qantara,[1] Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Five more were injured.[2]

2022 Sinai checkpoint attack
Part of the Sinai insurgency
LocationEl Qantara, Egypt
Date8 May 2022

Afterwards, chase continued in a secluded part of the Sinai Peninsula.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility.[2]

See also



  1. ^ "11 Egyptian soldiers killed in armed attack in Sinai". www.aljazeera.com.
  2. ^ a b "Attack on Sinai checkpoint kills 11 Egyptian troops, army says". Reuters. 2022-05-08. Retrieved 2022-05-09.