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    Fifteen African migrants were shot dead and eight were wounded in Egypt by unknown assailants.

    The remains of 15 African migrants were discovered by Egyptian police in northern Sinai, Reuters reports.

    The bodies were discovered in the vicinity of the town of Rafah, located near the border between Egypt and Gaza Strip.

    According to the Egyptian authorities, the migrants appear to have been killed by gunfire, while another eight migrants were wounded in the attack.

    The identities of the attackers, as well as the migrants' country of origin, are as yet unknown.

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