Two drones coming from south of the Red Sea crashed in Taba and Nuweiba: Egypt's army spokesperson

Ahram Online , Friday 27 Oct 2023

Egypt's army spokesperson said in a statement on Friday that investigations into the two drones that fell in Nuweiba and in Taba showed that they were heading from the south of the Red Sea to the north.

spokesperson of the Egyptian army, Gharib Abdel-Hafez
spokesperson of the Egyptian army, Gharib Abdel-Hafez

According to the investigations conducted by a specialized committee, “Two drones were coming from south of Red Sea to the north,” the Egyptian military spokesman, Gharib Abdel-Hafez, added.

One of the drones was targeted outside Egypt’s airspace in the Gulf of Aqaba, resulting in some debris falling in an uninhabited area in Nuweiba, while the second one fell in Taba, he noted.

The statement also mentioned that the Egyptian Air Force and Air Defence forces are currently intensifying their efforts to secure Egyptian airspace in all strategic directions for the safety of the state.

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