The Egyptian Army announced killing 77 “takfiri” elements (terrorists) in North Sinai in northeastern the country and destroying 317 hideouts and stores of explosives, between July 22 and August 30.
The recent efforts announced on Thursday, Nov.1, come as part of a military offensive dubbed "Comprehensive Operation – Sinai 2018".
Egyptian Armed Forces killed eight takfiri elements and arrested 64 criminals and suspects, as part of the “Comprehensive Operation - Sinai 2018”.
Egyptian army have arrested three suspects believed to support Takfiri elements in central Sinai, military spokesman said in a Friday statement.
Terrorists responsible for the Badrashin attack on July 14 were killed during a security confrontation on Wednesday, announced the Ministry of Interior.
Five suspected persons were arrested by the Army troops over charges of backing extremist elements.
The Egyptian border guards thwarted infiltration and illegal immigration attempts by 230 persons of different nationalities on Tuesday.
Third Field Army in cooperation with Air Forces destroyed one of the hideouts of Takfiri elements in Central Sinai.