An army officer and a soldier were injured when an IED
(improvised explosive device) detonated in Arish on Thursday.
The IED, planted by unknown assailants, detonated when an armored vehicle was passing on the international road of Arish/Qantara.
The injured were taken to Arish Military Hospital to receive treatment.
Security forces launched a manhunt to arrest the perpetrators.
Relevant authorities were notified to launch an investigation into the incident.