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.