EGYPTIAN POLICE KILL TERRORIST, INVOLVED IN ANTI-POLICE ATTACKS

CAIRO, Egypt, The Egyptian Interior Ministry, said that, a wanted terrorist was killed, in a fire exchange with police forces, in the country’s Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

In a statement, the ministry said, the terrorist was a prime suspect in an anti-police terror attack in July, that left a number of policemen dead near the capital, Cairo.

Security forces attempted to arrest the suspect, after spotting his location, but he opened fire at the police as they approached his hideout, according to the statement.

On July 14, a group of militants opened fire against a police vehicle in Badrashin city, killing five policemen in the vehicle.

At least five security men were killed on the same day, when militants opened fire randomly at a checkpoint in the Egyptian province of Giza, near Cairo.

The Egyptian military and police have killed hundreds of militants, and arrested a similar number of suspects, as part of the country’s anti-terror war.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK