ISIL militants kill senior Egyptian general

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Baku, September 20, AZERTAC

Militants affiliated with ISIL have killed an Egyptian Interior Ministry brigade general in the North Sinai governorate, the ministry’s press service said.

The shooting took place in the governorate’s capital city of Arish overnight into Sunday, according to the press service, RIA Novosti reported.

On Thursday, the extremist group Wilayat Sanai, an Egyptian ISIL affiliate, shot Interior Ministry’s General Khaled Kamal Osman in Al-Arish, opening fire from a car.

ISIL terrorists have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks on security and police officers across Egypt in recent months.

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