Four American and two Multinational Force and Observer peacekeepers were injured Thursday in two explosions in Northeast Sinai, the Pentagon said.

The troops were hurt in two improvised explosive device explosions, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, director of press operations for the Defense Department, in a statement. Davis did not identify the injured service members in his statement, but did refer to them as “soldiers.”¬†The Army has about 750 soldiers deployed to the Sinai peninsula.

The injured troops¬†were flown to a medical facility, where they were being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening. […]