Egyptian army killed 83 terrorists since 28 September: Statement

Ahmed Eleiba , Monday 4 Nov 2019

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The Egyptian army killed 83 terrorists in North and Central Sinai between 28 September and 4 November, the Egyptian Army's General Command said in a statement on Monday.

Army forces seized 65 different types of weapons as well as ammunition, IEDs, and solar cell devices.

Meanwhile, the Egyptian Air Forces destroyed 14 terrorist hideouts, 115 off-road vehicles, 33 cars, 93 motorcycles, two smuggling tunnels and 376 planted IEDs in the area of operations, the statement added.

Also, border guards foiled illegal immigration attempts by 4,707 people of different nationalities and seized three Thuraya satellite phones.

"Sixty-one wanted criminals and suspects were arrested," the statement said, adding that "three army personnel were killed and injured during the operations against terrorist hideouts."

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