However, the Ministry of Interior today said that 16 policemen, including 11 officers, were killed in the clashes.
Medics and security sources gave a death toll of 54 among police.
The exchange of gunfire took place on Friday in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya district in the Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers, from the Egyptian capital.
However, the statement added, terrorists started firing at the security forces with heavy machine guns from all directions as they approached their hideout, causing 12 officers and four police conscripts dead, 13 injured and one missing.
The interior ministry said a "number" of policemen had been killed as well as some militants, but did not elaborate. He also commanded the armed forces and police for saving Egypt over the past years from meeting the same fate of countries plagued with terrorism, the presidency statement said.
"We learned with sorrow that yesterday (Oct. 20) many security forces who have been attacked by terrorists in the city of Giza in Egypt have lost their lives and were wounded", a statement said.
No terrorist group claimed responsibility of the attack.
The country has been in a heightened state of turmoil and violence since the military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's first democratically-elected president, in mid-2013 following mass protests against his rule.
The Muslim Brotherhood, once Egypt's largest opposition movement, has long denied involvement in the attacks on the authorities.
Terror attacks in Egypt used to be centered in North Sinai before spreading nationwide and killing hundreds of policemen and soldiers over the past few years.
Niantic today announced that Pokemon Go will soon give players a number of new Pokemon as part of a almost two week promotion. Additionally, players can look forward to double candy rewards for hatching, catching, and transferring Pokemon .
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Sarfraz Bugti said that Pakistan will take the war against terrorists and their facilitators to their ultimate conclusion. The minister further stated that fronesic team from Lahore will come tomorrow to further investigate this incident.
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Surface Book 2 models come with Intel's eight-gen Core CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to NVIDIA GeForce 1060 graphics inside. The company claims that the Surface Book 2 offers "five-times" better graphics performance as opposed to its predecessor .
Zeenat Shahzadi was trying to help out Hamid Ansari who was in police custody for illegally entering Pakistan to meet a girl. Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is heading the Commission for Missing Persons, confirmed Shehzadi's recovery to BBC Urdu .
The meteor shower is visible worldwide, and huge swathes of the US are predicted to experience prime, clear conditions. If you live in the northern hemisphere, look up to find Orion's club above the star Betelgeuse.
The three officers involved in the incident and an aviation sergeant were placed on administrative leave after the incident. United apologized for the incident and later reached an undisclosed settlement with Dao for his injuries.
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Days after he was suspended indefinitely , Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned from the streaming company he'd started. Looking ahead, Amazon will turn its focus to more global event series a la Game of Thrones .
That has Wall Street a bit anxious about the company's Model 3 production ramp, which has already encountered issues. Juan Maldonado, a production worker, told the paper that he was sacked last week after close to four years at Tesla.
Shortly after she attacked the actor, Rose McGowan claimed she had been temporarily banned from posting anything on Twitter. In other tweets McGowan claimed she had "begged" Amazon studios to take action but they had neglected to act.
Joe's famous exes include Gigi Hadid, who split with him to get with Zayn Malik, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Ashley Greene. Jonas, 28, shared a photo of their hands and Turner's large, new engagement ring with the caption, " She said yes ".
Trump has said all options-including military-are on the table to stop Kim, and the White House ruled out talks with Pyongyang. There is also the possibility the regime may test a previously unseen missile, as it has done multiple times this year.
What they found is that certain parts of the open ocean provide "considerably higher power generation rates". As expected, the results showed a significant gap between land-based and sea-based wind energy.
As for audience members, they cheered wildly for the star during her space snafu - and quickly began sharing videos of it online. At that, Perry leaped into the roaring mosh pit before a minder escorted her safely back to the stage.
He said Tuesday: "I think I've called every family of someone who's died " while suggesting past presidents had not. Mr Kelly was the highest-ranking military official to lose a child in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars.
The first two games of the series will be played in the United Arab Emirates which remains the adapted home of Pakistan . That Sri Lanka will tour for the match was confirmed earlier in the day by PCB chief Najam Sethi.
After weeks of protests and business boycotts, Pence eventually revised the law to explicitly prevent discrimination. One study even discovered children of same-sex couples were happier than their straight-family counterparts.
Cleverley kept his cool to fire into the roof of the net following a few shots that ricocheted around the box and triggered panic. Watford striker Richarlison faces a ban after his penalty won in victory over Arsenal .
The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Department and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating the incident. The prison, which had 729 inmates on Thursday, was locked down, as were nearby schools .