Spokesman: Seven terrorists killed in North Sinai

The Egyptian Armed Forces foiled a terrorist attack against a security checkpoint in North Sinai, said the military spokesman on Saturday.

Colonel Tamer Rifai, added that the personnel of the checkpoint exchanged fire with the terrorists killing seven of them.

Also, an officer was killed and 14 other personnel were wounded in the exchange of fire, he said, adding that combing operations are unerway to uproot terrorists from the whole area.

Source: State Information Service Egypt