I.S. suicide bomber kills four members of local tribe in Egypt

Image result for I.S. suicide bomber kills four member of local tribe in EgyptEgyptian security officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed four members of a local tribe and wounded others in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

They say the attacker, driving a car filled with explosives, struck a checkpoint near the town of Rafah manned by members of the powerful Tarabeen tribe.

The army has been battling a so-called Islamic State affiliate in northern Sinai since 2014.

Last week, clashes erupted between the militants and local tribes after I.S. fighters shot at a truck smuggling cigarettes into an area where the extremists have banned tobacco.

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