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Egyptian Military Kills, injures & captures militants in the Sinai desert.
On Tuesday, the Egyptian military supported by gunship helicopters obliterated terrorists’ safe heaven in Sinai. As a result, killed nine of them and 10 were captured, stated a tactical authority. Egyptian military killed 29 radical elements In the latest anti-terrorism crackdown in Sinai, the same source further said. Yesterday, a roadside bomb exploded in the volatile northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing eight Egyptian security personnel, including an official, and injuring six others.
The military operation was launched in the Sinai Peninsula to exterminate the armed insurgents. The Sinai is a peninsula in Egypt and the only part of the country located in Asia. In addition, the Egyptian military had claimed the neutralization of 90 terrorists in Northern Sinai last week. In a gunbattle with Qaeda-backed militants, 8 military soldiers were also killed. During the last week’s operations, machine guns, communications devices, a night-vision and camera-equipped drone, mobile phones, a laptop, and cash amounts were confiscated, according to the Egyptian military source.