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Security Forces Kill 5 Militants In Raid In N. Sinai

January 18 2019


Five militants have been killed in an operation by Egyptian security forces in North Sinai, reports Asharq Al-Awsat (London).

On Wednesday, police raided a militant hideout on a deserted farm in Arish setting off a gun battle, said the Egyptian Interior Ministry on Wednesday.

Explosives and weapons were recovered from the site.

The ministry said the militants were planning attacks on "important and vital facilities" and prominent figures in Arish, reported Agency France-Presse....

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