Terrorism & Insurgency

Military forces kill 11 Islamist militants in Egypt's North Sinai

28 February 2018

IN A STATEMENT released on 27 February, a military spokesperson reported that 11 Islamist militants had been killed by military forces during a counter-terrorism operation in Egypt's North Sinai governorate on an earlier unspecified date, BBC Monitoring reported. The statement added that four militants had been killed security forces personnel foiled a suicide bombing attempt, and that seven others had been killed in the city of El Arish. Three machine guns were also reportedly captured by security forces during the operation.





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