105 terrorists have been killed in the Sinai 2018 Operation that was launched in February to expel the extremists from the Sinai Peninsula. The Egyptian military spokesman said that 2,829 criminals, “takfiris” and fugitives had been arrested in operation. Several of them have since been released.
A total of 1,907 terrorist hideouts were destroyed, two transmission centers were discovered, and 471 explosive devices were seized. A total of 157 vehicles, 387 motorcycles, and an SUV were confiscated, as well as quantities of explosives.
The military spokesman stressed that the operation would continue until all of its objectives are achieved. He said that all measures had been taken to secure the land and marine borders to thwart any possible infiltration.