Report: Egyptian army embarks on large-scale operation against militants in the Sinai

September 7, 2013 12:52

The Egyptian army embarked on a large-scale operation against Islamic militants in the Sinai on Saturday, Ma'an News Agency reported.

According to a military official the force assembled by the Egyptian army "could be the biggest in Egypt's modern history to join such domestic operation."The official said that the army would target gunmen holed up in Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid.

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