FILE: The Interior Ministry
CAIRO, Oct 29 (MENA) - Thirteen terrorists were killed in a shoot-out with security forces in El Arish on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry has announced.
Security forces attacked a group of terrorists taking refuge inside a deserted house on a farm in Al Hoos district, El Arish, and an exchange of fire that ensued led to the killing of 13 elements.
Six machine-guns, four bird guns, a bomb and two explosive belts were found inside their den.
Legal action has been taken by the security bodies and the Supreme State Security Prosecution is handling the investigation.