[WORLD NEWS] EGYPTIAN SECURITY FORCES KILL 13 SUSPECTED MILITANTS IN SHOOTOUT IN SINAI

EGYPTIAN SECURITY FORCES HAVE KILLED 13 SUSPECTED MILITANTS IN A SHOOTOUT IN AL-ARISH, THE CAPITAL OF NORTH SINAI PROVINCE

ON TUESDAY.

THE SUSPECTS WERE KILLED AFTER OPENING FIRE ON SECURITY FORCES WHO APPROACHED THEM IN A HOUSE UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN AL-ARISH, WHICH THEY USED AS A HIDEOUT.

IT CAN BE RECALLED THAT THE GOVERNMENT IN FEBRUARY, LAUNCHED AN OPERATION AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS WHO HAVE WAGED YEARS OF ATTACKS ON SECURITY FORCES AND CIVILIANS, KILLING HUNDREDS.