CAIRO, Sept 26 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said late Friday that nine "terrorists" were killed in a crackdown on their hotbed in Awsim
town, Giza governorate.
Police killed Mahmoud S., 36, in a fire exchange, after he shot seven people in Giza's Awsim
- press photo CAIRO - 20 March 2019: Police killed Mahmoud S., 36, in a fire exchange, after he shot seven people in Giza's Awsim
, killing four of them and injuring the others, according to security reports.
He noted that when the sewer lines in Awsim
were broken, the Al-Nour Party, along with residents, pressured officials to fix the problem.
FILE -- smashed toy -- Pxhere CAIRO -- 21 January 2019: A Giza criminal court referred five defendants, including two women, to Egypt's Grand Mufti and imprisoned a sixth defendant for life (25 years) for kidnapping and mercilessly killing a child in Giza's Awsim
. According to the Egyptian law, capital sentences must be referred to the Grand Mufti, the country's highest Islamic legal official, for consultation before they can take place.
Ateya, 41, also known as Ahmed Sheikha El-Shiemy, had been wanted by the authorities for his involvement in "protesting and inciting violence", according to a report filed by Awsim
police station in Giza, the statement read.
Austin County Jail Museum, Bellville, Texas CAIRO -- 15 April 2018: The Court of Cassation has rejected Sunday appeals by four defendants against death sentences in the case known as "Awsim
Terrorist Cell." The court also rejected appeals against sentences of 15 years imprisonment against 14 other defendants, and upheld life imprisonment (25 years) for other defendants in absentia.
Director of Investigation in Awsim
, Giza was proven guilty, last June, along with two policemen and three employees of embezzling some LE 3 million ($168.776) in six months.