In the North of the Sinai Peninsula in an armed clash with militants of the «Islamic state» killed at least four police officers and six were wounded. This was reported by Reuters, citing a source in the security services of Egypt.
The incident occurred in the suburbs of the city of al-Arish. In the course of following a police car was powered by an explosive device. When to the scene, reinforcements arrived, was rocked by another explosion, after which gunmen opened fire on the police.
Earlier, the Egyptian security forces reported that in the vicinity of the cities of El-Arish and Sheikh Zweid was eliminated at least 30 terrorists. According to TV channel Sky News Arabia, the air force of the army of Egypt attacked the vehicles of terrorists from grouping «wilayat Sinai», associating himself with the «Islamic state».