Five Sudanese intelligence officers killed during an anti-terror operation
The Xinhua reported, five members of Sudan's General Intelligence Service (GIS) were killed on Tuesday during an anti-terror operation in the capital Khartoum.
The GIS said in a statement that based on information about the presence of a terrorist cell belonging to the Daesh (Islamic State), a security operation was carried out to arrest the group in Khartoum's Jabra neighborhood and al-Azhari neighborhood.
It said, the operation resulted in the arrest of 11 foreign terrorists of different nationalities.
During the raid in the Jabra neighborhood, five GIS agents, including two officers and three non-commissioned officers, were killed by the terrorists, while another officer was wounded in the gun fight.
The GIS said, a group of four foreign terrorists fled the scene, and a manhunt had been launched by the security authorities to catch them.