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Egypt Says 6 Muslim Brotherhood Members Killed in Cairo Shootout

Egypt Says 6 Muslim Brotherhood Members Killed in Cairo Shootout

Tuesday, 24 September, 2019 - 12:15
A member of the special police forces stands guard in Cairo. (Reuters file photo)

Egypt said that six Muslim Brotherhood members were killed in a shootout with security forces in the capital, Cairo.


The Interior Ministry said they were killed in a shootout that erupted when police raided their hideout in the Sixth of October suburb.


The dead were planning militant attacks, it revealed.


Egypt branded the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization in 2013 and has arrested thousands of its members.


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