Egypt: Egyptian police kill terrorist group elements in north Sinai
Egyptian police forces killed a terrorist group during a shootout in the country’s restive North Sinai Province, Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced Sunday.
Three officers and one policeman were also injured in the exchange of fire, the ministry said in a statement.
According to the statement, the national security sector obtained information that terrorist elements were present in the Gilbana area of North Sinai and were preparing and planning a series of attacks against the armed forces and police.
The ministry said police forces spotted the terrorists inside a pickup truck, adding that the terrorists fired heavily at the police once they realized they were tightly cordoned.