Breaking: Raid on Islamist hideout in Sinai results in one police death

MENA, Monday 21 Nov 2011

An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured in clashes with Islamic militants in Sinai

One Egyptian police officer is down in an Islamist hideout raid in the Sinai Peninsula.

Security forces raided the hideout of two senior members of Islamic group Al-Takfir Wal-Hijra (Excommunication and Exodus), a security official told MENA news agency, when clashes killed one police officer and injured another.

The security source confirmed that the two Islamists are involved in the recent attack on the gas pipe line.

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