The General Command of the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Thursday killing 47 takfiris who were found carrying different types of guns، improvised explosive devices، and an explosive belt in northern and central Sinai.
The military engineering elements also discovered and detonated 385 explosive charges that had been planted on roads to target security troops during their movement، according to the statement. The statement added that two tunnels were destroyed in coordination with the Egyptian Border Guards.
The statement asserted that the Armed Forces and police will continue their efforts to uproot terrorism and provide security and protection for the great Egyptian people.
The statement said that 15 vehicles، and 43 motorcycles without metal plates belonging to terrorist elements were seized، destroyed and confiscated during the raiding operations.