You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Egypt says it foils car bombing near Gaza border

EL-ARISH, Egypt — The Egyptian military said Monday it foiled an attempted car bombing that was probably targeting an abandoned church or a nearby military camp under construction along the Egypt-Gaza border.

Military spokesman Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Ali said in a statement that security forces learned that militants were preparing a car bomb late Sunday in a deserted part of the city of Rafah, which borders Gaza.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week