16 Terrorists Killed, 30 Arrested In Counterterrorism Operation In Sinai Region, Egypt

The military in Egypt has announced that a significant counterterrorism operation killed 16 militants and arrested over 30 suspects. The sweep was targeted at the terrorist and criminal elements in Egypt especially in the Sinai region where last year militants attacked a Sufi mosque killing 311 worshippers.

Army spokesman Colonel Tamer el-Rifaal said that vehicles, weapons caches, communications centers and illegal opium fields were targeted in the sweep.

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