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Egypt's army kills two extremists in central Sinai security campaign

Ahmed Eleiba , Friday 24 Nov 2017
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Egypt's army launches a security campaign in central Sinai (Photo: the army spokesman's official Facebook page)
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Egypt’s army said on Friday it has killed two extremists during a security campaign in central Sinai.

Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Tamer El-Refaie said in a statement that the army’s third field forces also seized hideouts full of large amount of substances used to construct IEDs.

The forces also seized a truck carrying narcotics before it crossed one of the borders.

"This comes as the army’s third field forces continue to exert efforts to eliminate takfiri elements and criminals," the statement read. 

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