Army: 27 terrorists killed, 114 others arrested in Sinai over past days
Saturday، 14 April 2018 - 12:18 PM
The Egyptian Armed Forces General Command announced that its operation in Sinai resulted in killing 27 terrorists and arresting 114 other suspects in the past few days.
In a released statement on the comprehensive security operation in Sinai, the army added that the forces managed to control the theaters of operation in north and central Sinai on all strategic fronts.
Also, several hideouts used by terrorists were uncovered while a training camp was destroyed, added the statement.
The forces also seized large quantities of ammunition and telecommunication equipment, according to the statement. Up to 15 vehicles used by terrorists were seized and 43 motorcycles were destroyed, it indicated.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian naval forces seized a ship carrying 1,350 kg of raw heroin enough to produce 14 tons of heroin, according to the statement.
Border guards also seized 831 automatic rifles and 1,384 guns along with more than 80,000 bullets, added the statement.