Egypt’s military said in a statement on the 12th local time, the Egyptian military recently killed 13 terrorists in the north Sinai province anti-terrorism operations.
The statement said that during the operation, the two sides exchanged fire, Egyptian soldiers killed and injured up to nine people. A total of 15 machine guns, a certain amount of ammunition and motorcycles used in terrorist activities were seized during the operation. The statement did not give a specific date for the operation.
In recent years, Egypt’s anti-terrorism situation is serious. Egyptian security forces have carried out a number of counter-terrorism operations across the country since 2018, killing at least 1,000 terrorists.