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Army: Egyptian Army Brigadier General, Colonel Killed in Militant Shootout

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An Egyptian army brigadier general and a colonel were killed in a Wednesday raid on the hideout of militants suspected of involvement in a series of deadly attacks, the military and police said.
Five militants with the Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group also died in what was an hours-long shootout North of Cairo, the interior ministry said, Voice of Russia reported.

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