One of terrorists attacked a checkpoint in Arish, and was shot dead by police forces Wednesday, 5 June 2019 - Press photo
Cairo – 6 May 2019: Egyptian Ministry of Interior said in a press statement on early Thursday that it has managed to locate the suspects involved in Arish checkpoint attack on Wednesday.
The statement said that the security forces traced the perpetrators and found them residing in an abandoned house in a wasteland near Arish police station.
The terrorist militants opened fire once they found out they are under siege by security forces.
The fire exchange left 14 terrorists killed, and 14 machine guns, 3 detonators, and explosive belts were confiscated.
A number of terrorist elements attacked a security checkpoint in southern Arish city, North Sinai, at dawn on Wednesday, leaving one police officer, a non commissioned officer and six conscripts dead.