cairo - Certainly sixteen Egyptian security officers were killed in a firearm with militants on Friday. This occurred during a police invasion in their shelter in the western west of the Nile. According to the Minister of the Interior, a number of extremists have also come to life. The government units are still working out the area.
Egypt is being harassed by a number of Islamic resistance groups, inter alia by a subsidiary of Islamic State. Most jihadists are active on the Sinai Peninsula. They focus mainly on police and military. In Cairo and other cities, churches have been the target for some time now.
At the spot where the police held a raid on Friday, reportedly, members of Hasm stayed. That is a movement that has been attacking judges and police officers in and around the Egyptian capital for a year.