Army spokesman Tamer Al Rifai said the suspects died in an exchange of fire in a farming area of the region in eastern Egypt, and that arms, ammunition and walkie-talkies were seized.
The bizarre incident was captured on video as blue and red flames blasted from deep underground, causing major concerns about volcanic eruption that might have taken place.
The Qena Security Directorate announced that it had received information that at least 10 people had been injured as a result of an attack by an animal which the local call “Al-Salwa” in one of the areas in Qena.
The Health Ministry said in a statement that besides the dead, at least 98 people were injured, with most of them suffering from broken bones, cuts and bruises.
The Public Prosecution decided to assign a forensic doctor to perform an autopsy on the body to indicate the cause of the death.
Kholoud was suffering from severe anaemia, the medical reports confirmed, so she had been booked for the necessary treatment, but after 6 days, she passed away.
But, a month after his death, a postman knocked on the door carrying a letter from a bank addressed to the father.
The authorities explained that the Police Station of new Beni Suef city received a report that the body of a worker with separate abrasions was found dumped in the hole.
The ceremony ended tragically with dozens of guests hospitalised to receive treatment for suffocation.