Five militants were killed and five more arrested during the police raid on the Hasm hideout in Obour city. Obour city is one of the Cairo suburbs, located 35 km to the north.
Killed militants, according to the Interior Ministry opened fire at incoming police forces. In the following fire exchange five of them were killed while others surrendered. Hasm is one of the factions of the Muslim Brotherhood. Hasm is designated as terrorist group by the Arabic Respublic of Egypt, Unites States and United Kingdom. There are at least four confirmed terror-related incidents associated with the Hasm. Their trademark is assassinations of judges and lawyers.