On Saturday evening, the Egyptian army announced the liquidation of 19 terrorists during specific operations In the Sinai. Egypt Egypt Egypt Egypt Egypt
The army said in a statement that “based on intelligence information indicating the presence of terrorist operatives in several dens in the vicinity of the cities of Bir al-Abd and Sheikh Zuwayed and Rafah in North Sinai, the army forces carried out two specific operations that resulted in the killing of 3 very dangerous terrorists.”
He also added that “in their possession, they found automatic rifles, hand grenades, and RPG Danes, and the military engineers elements discovered and destroyed 5 explosive devices that were planted to target the forces on the axes of movement.”
He stated that “the Air Force carried out a number of concentrated air bombardments of several concentrations of terrorist elements with a number of foci, killing 16 members, targeting and destroying two-wheel drive vehicles and a warehouse containing a large amount of explosive devices and logistical support for terrorist elements.”
In addition, the Border Guard forces managed to seize a number of smugglers, in possession of large quantities of weapons and ammunition of various bullets, and a number of four-wheel drive vehicles.
The army announced the killing and wounding of 5 soldiers during the confrontations, two officers, a non-commissioned officer, and two soldiers.