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Monday, 26 March 2018

Security forces kill six militants alleged to have been involved in Alex bombing

Security forces killed six militants belonging to terrorist group Hasm during a raid in Beheira yesterday. Investigators believe the group was behind the Saturday bombing in Alexandria, according to an Interior Ministry statement. The ministry identified three of those were killed in yesterday’s shoot-out, but it remains unclear whether any of them carried out Saturday’s attack. No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack, but state news agency MENA said it was orchestrated by the Ikhwan to disrupt the presidential elections.

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