Saturday 23 May 2020
Books – Alaa Omran:
The Ministry of Interior announced that 21 terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with police forces in the “Bir al-Abd” area in North Sinai, and that two officers were wounded.
Information was available to the “National Security” sector about the taking of a group of terrorist elements from a farm in North Sinai as a headquarters for accommodation, training and planning; To carry out hostilities and push a number of their elements to focus on a house in the “Bir al-Abd” area to carry out terrorist operations in conjunction with the blessed Eid al-Fitr.
Cochrane was targeted simultaneously, and shootings were exchanged with these elements; As a result, 14 members of the farm were killed and 13 weapons were found in their possession, 3 explosive devices, an explosive belt and a radio device.
Also, 7 others were killed at home, and they found in possession of 4 automatic weapons, two explosive devices, and an explosive belt, and two of the officers involved in the mission were wounded.