September 19, 2013
Egyptian security forces have fought gun battles in a town near Cairo after launching an operation targeting “terrorist elements”.
The clashes in the town of Kerdasah in Giza have left one senior police officer dead and nine others injured, while at least 65 people have been arrested, according to the Interior Ministry.
A joint police and army operation to take the back from groups loyal to deposed President Mohamed Morsi began at about 5:30am local time (03:30 GMT) on Thursday.
This article was posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:48 pm
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