Military Spokesman Colonel Tamer Rifai said on Saturday that a number of Terrorist elements attacked one of the security check points in North Sinai، meanwhile، the security force exchanged fire with them.
President of the United Arab Emirates، Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for the victims of the terrorist attack on a security post in northern Sinai on Saturday.
UAE Vice President، Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan also sent two similar condolences to President Al Sisi.
A number of Arab states have voiced strong condemnation against such terrorist attack، including Saudi Arabia، Bahrain and Oman.
Noteworthy، the forces managed to kill 7 Takfiri elements، explaining that as a result of the exchange of fire، an officer was killed and 14، said Rifai in an official statement،.