The Egyptian army continued its operations in Sinai on Sunday after it reportedly
attacked terrorists in the peninsula’s north on Saturday night, killing
one and wounding 25.
The Aswat Masriya website on Sunday cited a
military spokesman’s statement as saying that the raid targeted the group
responsible for the killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers last August and the kidnapping of
seven others, who were returned in a deal with the government earlier this
The army attack destroyed a warehouse that belonged to the
The army continued its operations on Sunday against what it
said were “terrorist sites” in northern Sinai, bombing several four-wheel drive
vehicles in the towns of al- Toma and Umm Gamaan, Ahram Online
Apache helicopters continued to fly over the
Egypt’s interim prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi stated that the
government supports the army’s operations against terror in Sinai and praised
local residents for aiding the military, said government spokesman Sherif Shawky
on Sunday, according to the report.