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Five terrorists killed in security operations in Sinai: Egyptian army

Ahmed Eleiba , Tuesday 21 Nov 2017
The Egyptian army said it had killed five terrorists and destroyed two off-road vehicles and three motorcycles in an operation in North Sinai (Photo: the army spokesman's official Facebook page)
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Egypt's military spokesman Tamer El-Refaie said in two official statements on Tuesday that the army has killed five terrorists during security operations in Sinai.

El-Refaie said that the second field army killed four terrorists in North Sinai and destroyed a number of hideouts used to store improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Security forces also seized a truck carrying 25,000 rounds of ammunition and materials used to make IEDs.

In the second statement, El-Refaie said that the third field army killed one terrorist and arrested three others in Central Sinai.

The army also destroyed two off-road vehicles and three motorcycles used by the terrorists.

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