Egyptian security forces were on high alert in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday, following an Israeli strike on the Gaza Strip that killed the commander of a Jihadi-Salafi terror group, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported.

Egyptian security officials told Ma'an Sunday night authorities in Cairo warned troops in northern Sinai of a retaliatory attack on Egyptian bases or attempted attacks on Israel targets emanating from Sinai.

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