5 terrorists, 2 army personnel killed in Sinai

Cairo, Egyptian army Sunday announced that 5 terrorists, 1 officer, and one soldier were killed in Sinai, Egypt.

An army statement on the Comprehensive Operation � “Sinai 2018” said the army detected a highly dangerous terrorist outpost in northern Sinai and detonated 163 landmines, which were placed to target the army. It also confiscated 19 weapons, including (RPGs, a rifle, an automatic weapon, a pistol, and ammunition). Moreover, 513 terrorists and suspects were placed under custody to be referred to judiciary.

The statement added that the army’s operations in central Sinai managed to destroy 993 terrorist sanctuaries, outposts and depots which contained weapons. 19 vehicles that were used by terrorists were also seized and 64 motorcycles were destroyed.

Source: Jordan News Agency