1:42 am - Saturday November 7, 2015

Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

113 Viewed Gautam Comments Off on Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai
2996508696

An Egyptian military spokesman says troops have killed seven suspected militants and arrested five as part of an ongoing offensive in the volatile Sinai Peninsula where the military has been trying to quell a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants.

A statement late Monday on Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir’s official Facebook page says troops killed three militants in an exchange of fire while four others died when a group tried to attack a house in the border town of Rafah.

Militant attacks in Sinai and elsewhere in Egypt have escalated since the military’s ouster last July of the country’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsy and its subsequent crackdown on his Muslim Brotherhood supporters.

Click here to submit your review.


Submit your review
* Required Field

Don't miss the stories followIndiaVision News and Information and let's be smart!
Loading...
0/5 - 0
You need login to vote.
Filed in
0 (3)

Gaza power plant hit by Israeli tank shells

worldbank1

World Bank rolling back safeguards: leaked report

Related posts