The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
Special police forces stand guard at a church at Saint Catherine’s monastery, in the Sinai Peninsula, south of Egypt, in this file photo taken December 8, 2015.Reuters
With the help of Bedouin tribesmen, Egyptian police have tracked down and killed one of the Islamist militants involved in an attack near the St Catherine’s monastery in Sinai, according to the country’s Interior Ministry.
The attack, which was claimed by so-called Islamic State group, killed one policeman and wounded at least three near the monastery, which is one of the oldest and most famous Christian sites in the world.
The ministry said Bedouin tribesmen helped the authorities find several militants who fled the scene after the attack. Officials added that security forces then located and killed one of the militants, without providingpost was originally published on this site