Egypt: Top Militant Leader Killed in Sinai

(AP-Washington Post) Shadi el-Manaei, who heads the al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group, and three of his associates were killed on Thursday when gunmen sprayed their vehicle with bullets on a road in central Sinai, three senior Egyptian security officials said. 15 men in vehicles and armed with automatic weapons attacked el-Manaei's car to avenge the killings of tribesmen by his terror group. The U.S. has designated Ansar Beit al-Maqdis a foreign terrorist organization.

2014-05-23 00:00:00

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