CAIRO - 9 February 2018: Egypt's Air Force targeted a number of terrorist hotbeds, weapons and ammunition stores as part of an intensified security crackdown in different parts in Sinai, according to a second statement by the military spokesperson on Facebook.
The military spokesperson Tamer El-Refai said in video statement number (2) on Friday that the targeted hotbeds were used by the extremists to attack law enforcement soldiers as well as civilians in North and Central Sinai.
The security of national maritime and land borders are being tightened to cut off supply lines for terrorist elements.
According to the statement, both the army and police are also intensifying security measures at vital areas across the country.
The army announced in a previous statement early morning on Friday that they have raised a state of high alert across different governorates to execute a comprehensive security crackdown against terrorists, according to a video statement by the Armed Forces on the official page of the military spokesman on Facebook.