00:32 GMT25 November 2020
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    There has been no confirmed information so far about possible casualties, but local reports say at least one officer has been killed in the clashes.

    Egyptian police have engaged in gunfire with suspected members of a terrorist cell in the Al-Amiriya district of Cairo, Extra TV reported on Tuesday, providing live footage from the scene.

    Security forces can be heard asking citizens to stay away from their windows and not to approach the firing zone.

    One officer was reportedly killed inside a property in Ezbet Shaheen in Al-Amiriya, according to Egyptian media, citing a security source. They also added that the terrorist cell had been successfully eliminated.

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