Egypt Police Kill 15 Militants in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces say police have killed 15 suspected militants in a shootout in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.

They say the shootout took place on Sunday when police raided the militants’ hideout west of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish.

Security officials say they found weapons and explosive materials in the hideout, and the bodies were taken to a nearby hospital for identification.

Separately, they say six security forces were wounded when an explosive device hit their vehicle in the nearby town Sheikh Zuweid.

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