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Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

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CAIRO - Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.

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In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with top officials and army commanders in an emergency session in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. El-Sissi appeared on the state-run TV and said a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a Show/Hide caption

In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with top officials and army commanders in an emergency session in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. El-Sissi appeared on the state-run TV and said a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation." No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/MENA)

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