Security sources: 2 Jihadists killed, 16 detained in el-Arish
Published Thursday 29/08/2013 (updated) 31/08/2013 13:36
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) -- The Egyptian army on Thursday killed two militants and detained 16 others during a security campaign targeting "terrorist" outposts, security sources said.
The Egyptian army clashed with Jihadist groups that attacked a detention center near el-Arish international airport, killing two members and detaining the others, security officials told Ma'an. The Egyptian army also destroyed three cars belonging to the group.
The attack occurred about 6 a.m. and resulted in the seizure of weapons and ammunition, security officials said.