Egypt Independent

Armed Forces denies attack on Arish airport

Armed Forces spokesperson Ahmed Mohamed Ali dismissed reports claiming the army foiled an armed attack on the Arish airport.

He said the sound of gunfire was from a Central Security Forces training at a nearby military camp.

Ali also called on the media to not spread false news, saying that they should depend on him for military-related news.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm