Egyptian security forces kill 13 suspected militants in shootout in Sinai

CAIRO, Egyptian security forces have killed 13 suspected militants in a shootout in al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, state news agency MENA said on Tuesday.

MENA said the suspects were killed after opening fire on security forces who approached them in a house under construction in al-Arish, which they used as a hideout, MENA said.

Ammunition, explosives and weapons were found at the scene, the report said.

Source: Saudi Press Agency