At least 8 terrorist elements involved in Al Arish recent terrorist attack، were killed during exchanging fire with police forces in Southern Al Arish today Friday. Noteworthy، a large number of Arab and Western states have strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack، which took place earlier Wednesday and resulting in the death of eight Egyptian security personnel.
"One police officer، a non commissioned officer and six conscripts were killed"، according to an official statement by the interior ministry.
The ministry added in a statement that security forces dealt with the "terrorists" and pursued others who ran away.
later، interior ministry issued another statement early Thursday announced that it has managed to locate the suspects involved in Arish checkpoint attack on Wednesday.
the security forces traced the perpetrators and found them residing in an abandoned house in a wasteland near Arish police station، The statement read.
The terrorist militants opened fire once they found out they are under siege by security forces.
The fire exchange left 14 terrorists killed، and 14 machine guns، 3 detonators، and explosive belts were confiscated.