Attack on Al-Ahly bank leads to one dead

Daily News Egypt
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By: Nasser Al-Azzazi

Armed militants attacked the Al-Ahly bank with intense gunfire in Al-Arish in North Sinai on Monday, leading to the death of security officer.

Security forces exchanged gunfire with the militants for more than half an hour.

A security source confirmed that the bank was evacuated of workers, employees and clients, who were safely transferred away from the area in a military tank.

A doctor in North Sinai said Ahmed Galal, a security officer, died from a gunshot wound after doctors were unable to save him in Al-Arish military hospital.

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