40 killed by police after Egypt bomb kills tourists

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The Egyptian police announced on Saturday killing 40 terrorists in security raids in Giza province near the capital Cairo and North Sinai province in northeast of the country.

“The terrorist elements have been preparing and planning to carry out a series of aggressive operations targeting state institutions, particularly economic ones,” Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Killed in shootouts in Giza and North Sinai provinces, the terrorists have also been plotting to assault tourism-related targets, policemen and soldiers as well as houses of worship, according to the statement.

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