Two terrorist elements were killed in a police raid in Qalyubia governorate, while both were planning for a terrorist attack.
In a fire exchange, two criminal elements convicted in illegal drug trade cases were killed.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi mourned the death of Mohamed al-Houfi, a police officer who was killed in fire exchange with terrorist elements in Cairo on Tuesday, and wished the injured policemen speedy recovery.
The Interior Ministry announced on Thursday killing of three terrorists in North Sinai after an exchange of fire with the police, in a press statement.
Security forces arrested a leading member of Lewaa al-Thawra terrorist movement called Mahmoud Ghareeb Qasim, who was using the fictitious name “Khalaf el-Dahshury,”
A total of 11 terrorists were killed Tuesday in an exchange fire with security forces in a raid at hotbed in a farm in Obour district in Arish city, North Sinai.
The Interior Ministry announced in a Saturday statement that security forces killed 40 terrorists in fire exchange as part of a crackdown on terrorist hideouts in Giza and North Sinai governorates.
Perpetrators of September's Samalout police station attack were arrested on Thursday after a fire exchange with security forces in Minya.