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Egypt police kill six terrorists in Bahariya Oasis shootout: Ministry

Ahram Online , Thursday 5 Sep 2019
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Egypt’s Ministry of Interior said in statement on Thursday that police killed six terrorists during a shootout in the Bahariya Oasis on Thursday.

Bahariya is a depression and oasis some 370km from Cairo in the Western Desert of Egypt.

The statement said that the raid was carried out based on intelligence revealing that a terrorist group in the Baharyia Oasis planned to carry out attacks.

"Upon the approach of police forces, the terrorist group opened fire, prompting police to fire back and kill six terrorists,” the statement said.

"Police forces seized four automatic rifles, two rifles as well as ammunition," it added.

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