Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Ali, an official with the Egyptian Army today announced that a total of 32 militants have been killed so far in the ongoing military operation in North Sinai.
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Egyptian military officials announced today that they will be deploying light infantry vehicles in the Sinai Peninsula instead of the Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) which are currently operating there.
According to the Israeli media sources, Egypt’s newly appointed defence minister has defended his country’s position in Sinai, saying that the military presence there was necessitated due to the need to eliminate the Salafist extremists.
The Salafi Jihadi, one of the most prominent Islamist militant groups operating in the North Sinai asked the Egyptian Armed Forces to immediately halt its military operations in the region.
A total of nine people were killed in North Sinai during the clashes today, as the army continued with their offensive against the Salafist militants.
Bedouin chiefs in the Northern Sinai have announced that they will provide military and tactical support for the latest military offensive by the Egyptian Armed forces, against Salafist extremists.