SUVs destroyed by army in western desert - press photo SUVs destroyed by army in western desert - press photo

Army uproots terrorist cell in Western Desert: military spox

Sat, Feb. 2, 2019
CAIRO - 2 February 2019: The Armed Forces and Civil Police killed eight dangerous terrorists, arrested others and destroyed three SUVs and a hideout containing weapons and ammunition as part of a raid launched in the Western Desert in the country.

In a Saturday statement, Military Spokesman Colonel Tamer Rifai said that the operation was based on accurate intelligence information in cooperation with the national security sector.

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Army destroyed a hideout containing weapons and ammunition in Western Desert - press photo


According to the received information, the cell was planning to commit hostile acts that are aimed at destabilizing the country, he pointed out, noting that other terrorists were arrested during the operation and three vehicles and an arms cache were destroyed.

The Armed Forces and civil police will continue their efforts for uprooting terrorism to preserve the security and stability of the country, he added.

MENA contributed to this report
 
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