11 terrorists killed in shootout with security forces in Arish: Interior Ministry

Eleven terrorists have been killed in a shootout with security forces in El Obour district, Arish city, the Interior Ministry announced.

In a statement on Tuesday, the ministry said that its national security sector received information about a number of terrorists who are taking a farmland in El Obour district as a hideout for launching hostile operations.

When the security forces stormed the hotbed, the terrorists opened fire intensively at them before the shootout starts.

Five firearms, two machine guns, two explosive devices and a suicide belt were seized with the terrorists.

All legal procedures were taken against the terrorists and the Supreme State Security Prosecution launched an investigation.

Source: State Information Service Egypt