The Egyptian Armed Forces carried out an operation targeting a large terrorist cell in Bir al-Abed, North Sinai.
Sources revealed that the army targeted terrorist were hiding in the desert hinterland in Bir al-Abed in North Sinai.
According to the sources, large number of the terrorists were killed, including a dangerous ISIS leader.
A vehicle in which the terrorists tried to escape was also destroyed, and the rest of the elements are now being pursued and searching for other terrorists.
The sources affirmed that the terrorists were trying to escape through a small tunnel under the farm were killed, and the Egyptian forces managed to destroy it as well.