Egyptian military arrests two militants in central Sinai: Spox

Ahram Online , Friday 8 Sep 2017

The Egyptian military arrested two "extremely dangerous" militants in central Sinai and seized two cars carrying a large amount of drugs, the military's spokesman said in a statement on Friday.

Security forces have been battling an Islamist insurgency for several years in North Sinai.

Militants have killed hundreds of security personnel while Egyptian troops have killed hundreds of militants during operations in the border region.

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