Monday, 17 Jun 2019

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai

CAIRO, Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the northern part of Sinai Peninsula, AP reported.

The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It says the police seized automatic rifles, bombs and explosive belts.

The ministry says the four were implicated in an attack earlier this week on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities say left eight policemen dead. On Thursday, authorities said security forces killed 14 suspected militants linked to the attack.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai

CAIRO, Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the northern part of Sinai Peninsula, AP reported.

The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It says the police seized automatic rifles, bombs and explosive belts.

The ministry says the four were implicated in an attack earlier this week on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities say left eight policemen dead. On Thursday, authorities said security forces killed 14 suspected militants linked to the attack.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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