Egypts Military Kills 19 Arrests 20 In Sinai Operation

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CAIRO – Egypt’s military and police forces have killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and arrested 20 suspects, in a continuing crackdown in Sinai, the military said in a statement on Thursday.

Security forces launched a large-scale security operation in February to crush militants who have waged an insurgency that has killed hundreds of security forces and residents over many years.

The statement said the militants were killed over the past few days.




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