FILE- Egypt’s security forces foil terrorist attack in South Sinai FILE- Egypt’s security forces foil terrorist attack in South Sinai

Egypt’s security forces foil terrorist attack in South Sinai

Fri, Apr. 12, 2019
CAIRO – 12 April 2019: Egypt’s security forces succeeded to foil a terrorist attack, Friday, targeted Oyun Musa security checkpoint, in South Sinai.

According to an official statement, a group of armed terrorists tried to attack the checkpoint; however the security forces exchanged fire with them.

Two terrorists were announced killed by the forces as a result of the fire exchanging. An explosive belt found with one of the terrorists, was defused as well according to the statement.

On Thursday, Six terrorists affiliated with the Islamist militant group, Hasm Movement, were killed, during a fire exchange with security forces. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of interior, these elements were involved in a number of hostile activities aimed at destabilizing the country's security and stability.

Earlier on March 7, Police forces managed to neutralize seven terrorists in Giza during fire exchanges in two separate locations, the Interior Ministry said in the statement. The neutralized elements reportedly belonged to the Islamist militant group, Hasm Movement.

The police targeted the elements as security investigations revealed they had planned to trigger a bomb in Giza.

 
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