Egypt says 53 militants killed in massive security operation – Middle East Affairs

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Egyptian security forces killed 53 militants since the beginning of a massive security operation, mainly in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the epicenter of a years-long extremist insurgency, the armed forces said Thursday. Spokesman Col. Tamer El-Rifaai said that forces also arrested five militants and 680 others including “criminal elements” and people suspected of supporting militants. […]

Source: Egypt says 53 militants killed in massive security operation – Middle East Affairs

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