In Egypt, the militants killed at least 54 police – media

At least 54 police officers were killed on 20 October in Egypt. It is reported Associated Press with reference to sources.

Two soldiers told the news Agency that the shootout started at 135 km South-West of Cairo, when security forces were working on intelligence, headed towards the hideouts of militants in the area.

Officials suggested that the military ran out of ammunition, with the result that the militants took them captive, and then killed. The death toll may increase.

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Egypt stated that killed 16 security officers and 15 militants.

While responsibility for the attack has not claimed any one group.

Earlier it was reported about 30 dead the Egyptian security forces. According Аhramonline, have resisted the militants of the movement «Chasm» suspected in numerous terrorist attacks throughout the country, including in Cairo.

«Chasm» is considered the military wing of the group «Muslim brotherhood», announced by the authorities beyond the law in 2013.




In Egypt, the militants killed at least 54 police – media 22.10.2017

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