Egypt: 14 terrorists killed in clash with police in Ismailia

A soldier from the Egyptian army special forces mans a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport. (File photo: AFP)

Egyptian police killed 14 gunmen in Ismailia linked to recent attacks against security forces in northern Sinai, Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday.

Egyptian army declared on Friday, that 40 attackers killed, 6 cars destroyed in checkpoint attack in Sinai, Egypt.

Egyptian official sources said that the security forces toll in Sinai attack has risen to 23 dead and 33 injured.

The Egyptian soldiers were targeted on Friday in attacks on several checkpoints in Sinai that included car bombings, the military said in a statement.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49