Brains behind attack on Italian Cairo consulate killed

ISIS leader killed while security forces tried to arrest him

(ANSA) - Cairo, November 9 - Ashraf Ali Hassanein el Gharabli, a lead member of ISIS's cell in Sinai who is accused of being behind the July bomb attack on the Italian consulate in Cairo, has been killed by Egyptian security forces, the interior ministry said Monday. Officials said el Gharabli was killed in an area to the north-east of Cairo while the security forces were trying to arrest him.
    The July the blast outside the consulate killed one person and injured many others.
    There were no Italian casualties.


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