Screen shot from third statement by the Command of General Armed Forces - CC Army spokesman twitter account Screen shot from third statement by the Command of General Armed Forces - CC Army spokesman twitter account

Army continues strikes against terrorists under 'Operation Sinai 2018'

Sat, Feb. 10, 2018
CAIRO - 10 February 2018: Egypt's Air Force continued on Friday night its airstrikes targeting terrorist hideouts and weapons in Sinai as part of the Operation Sinai 2018 that aims to eliminate extremists in different areas across the country, the army said in a third communique on the offensive posted on Twitter page of the Military Spkesman Colonel Tamel Al-Refai on Saturday.




The statement said that concentrated airstrikes targeted terrorist strongholds that were detected in north and central Sinai throughout the night and during the early hours of Saturday morning.

Military jets hit stores of weapons, ammunition, explosive materials and logistic areas of terrorists, the statement read.

Several raids on different terrorist spots were carried out by border guards, police and law enforcement forces.

Pictures from Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018  by Egypt's military forces and police CC Press Photo
Pictures from Comprehensive Operation "Sinai 2018" by Egypt's military forces and police CC Press Photo

Also, the Naval Special forces are intensifying security measures along the coast from Rafah to the west of Arish city in North Sinai, to cut off supply routes to terrorists,

Egypt’s army and police forces launched on Friday a full-scale military operation titled "Sinai 2018" aiming to purge the country from terrorism.

Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said the Sinai 2018 Operation is a result of a series of military efforts and investigations since 2013.

The Minister of Higher Education declared Friday the suspension of study at Arish and Sinai universities and all higher educational institutes in Sinai for one week, until next Thursday.

Pictures from Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018  by Egypt's military forces and police CC Press Photo 1
Pictures from Comprehensive Operation "Sinai 2018" by Egypt's military forces and police CC Press Photo


 
There are no comments on this article.

Leave a comment