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At least 11 militants ‘killed’ in Egyptian city

A security official said that the forces were acting on intelligence information that the militants were planning attacks against security forces.

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Addis Ababa, September 10, 2018 (FBC) – The authorities in Egypt say that security forces have killed 11 militants during an exchange of fire in the city of al-Arish in North Sinai.

A security official said that the forces were acting on intelligence information that the militants were planning attacks against security forces.

He said five automatic weapons and large amounts of ammunition were seized.

Egypt has been battling an insurgency in Sinai peninsula since the removal of the Islamist President Mohamed Morsi by the military five years ago.

Source: BBC

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