In the city of Moscow of Egypt was abolished, the regional head of the terrorist organization "Islamic state" Ashraf al-Gharabli. The action was considered a field commander units extremist "Ansar al-Maqdis Beit".
In the process of a special operation on November 9, the police of Cairo has destroyed a significant figure among radical Islamists - Manager of a local cell of the "Islamic state". He was appointed head of the group "Ansar al-Maqdis Beit".
According to reliable information the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, this extremist organization under the direction of Ashraf al-Gharabli operated on the terrain of the Sinai Peninsula. Earlier she swore commitment to the "Islamic state", informs TASS.
To get on the trail of a terrorist helped operational information. Police officers together with security Agency planned the arrest of the gunman, arranging ambushes throughout the city. The Islamist was moving on auto. During the arrest of al-Gharabli attempted to escape and opened fire. Law enforcement officials killed the terrorist return fire.
Al-Gharabli suspected of involvement in several major terrorist attacks. So, he participated in attacks on government officials, namely former interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim in early September 2013. Besides all this, the terrorist could have been involved in the bombing at the Consulate of Italy in Cairo in the summer of 2015.
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