Egypt Buried on Tuesday the bodies of 16 soliders slain near the Egyptian Border in the Sinai Peninsula close to Gaza and Israel.
Thousands of mourners performed burial prayers. The coffins draped in the Egyptian flag were taken to a military memorial where the official military funeral commenced led by Hussein Tantawi. However, Presiden t Mohammed Morsi was absent from the funeral due to security measures.
Press TV's Karim Gamal el-Deen reports from Cairo.
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