Seven mil­i­tants killed

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

SEVEN mil­i­tants as­so­ci­ated with Is­lamic State (IS) were killed on Mon­day af­ter Egyp­tian po­lice raided aban­doned flats in Up­per Egypt’s As­suit gov­er­norate.

The In­te­rior Min­istry re­ported that the raid was aimed at elim­i­nat­ing a ter­ror­ist cell be­fore it was able to con­duct at­tacks, and was based on in­tel­li­gence from Home­land Se­cu­rity, the daily Al Ahram re­ported.

Po­lice seized large amounts of guns, am­mu­ni­tion and coun­ter­feit mil­i­tary uni­forms. – ANA

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