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Egypt says militant arrested, search underway for 80 others : Egypt says militant arrested, search underway for 80 others

Aug 29, 2019 - The Canadian Press

EL-ARISH, Egypt - Egyptian security officials say they arrested a suspected militant and are pursuing 80 others in a province west of Cairo for plotting an imminent attack.

The officials said on Thursday the home of 25-year-old Hammad Mohamed Shafei was raided in Senofar village in Fayoum province. They say he's a member of the militant Hasm group, which authorities have linked to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter wit...