Sinai 2018: Army kills 32 takfiris, detains 12 others
CAIRO, June 21, 2018 - The security troops killed 32 takfiris and arrested 12 others as part of the Sinai 2018 comprehensive operation in North and Central Sinai over the past few days, the army said in its 24th televised communiqué this morning.
The troops, comprising army and police forces, raided and destroyed 272 hideouts of takfiris, the communiqué said. The security forces seized arms, ammunitions, cash, military uniforms, PCs, telecommunication gadgets, cameras, explosives and some takfiri books, it said.
According to the army statement, a total of 84 wanted outlaws were detained in the raids. The air forces destroyed 21 targets in North Sinai, in addition to two vehicles carrying arms and ammunitions.
The security forces also detonated 15 improvised explosive devices and wiped out 28 bhang farms in the raids, it added.