Egyptian special forces killed 18 Islamists

The Egyptian Armed Forces killed 18 militants. They conducted an anti-terrorist operation in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.

Egyptian special forces killed 18 Islamists

The state news agency MENA reported.

The operation took place in the area of the village of Bir el-Abd, North Sinai province. The spetsnaz were provided with air support.

“In cooperation with the Air Force, it was possible to destroy terrorists in abandoned houses, as a result of which 18 militants were eliminated, including one with a suicide belt,” the message says.

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