Three army and police officers were injured in clashes with gunmen during a raid in Masaeed neighborhood in Arish City in North Sinai Sunday.
They were transferred to the military hospital and more reinforcements were deployed in the area.
The influence of extremist groups has grown in the Sinai Peninsula following the ouster of President Mohamed Morsy in 2013. The security forces conduct operations against extremists involved in a number of bloody attacks against security forces.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm