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12 September 2017, 12:36 | Katrina Lee
Egyptian police kill 10 suspected militants in raids near Cairo
Ten militants from Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate were killed on Sunday in a police raid and a near three-hour shootout in a residential neighbourhood of Cairo, security officials said.
Heavily-armed Islamic State militants today ambushed a police convoy, killing 18 policemen and wounding eight others in the restive Al-Arish city of North Sinai in Egypt in one of the deadliest attacks on forces. The gunmen later opened fire with assault weapons and commandeered a police pick-up truck truck.
Police were met with gunfire when they attempted to execute an arrest warrant on the suspects at dawn, according to the ministry.
At least 26 Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on July 7, 2017, in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which bore the hallmarks of ISIS. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media.
The attack occurred near the town of El-Arish, administrative centre of province Northern Sinai.
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Five policemen, including three officers, were also injured in the shootout, he said.
According to the state news agency MENA, security forces entered a gun battle with militants in the vicinity of the blast site and managed to slay several of them.
In March, the military said militants killed 10 soldiers during an army raid in Sinai's central region. They said the militants sneaked into the capital from northern Sinai.
Private newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, citing security sources, reported that the slain extremists were from the self-styled Hasm group, which authorities accuse of being the armed wing of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
North Sinai has been caught in a crossfire between Egypt's security forces and militants since the ouster of the former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
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