Armed Forces spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei puboished a video on his Facebook page of Egypt’s air force thwarting an attempt by smugglers to infiltrate the western border.
The armed forces said in a statement on Monday that the operation resulted in the destruction of eight four-wheel vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunition and highly explosive materials. They added that smugglers in the vehicles were killed.
The statement added that this coincides with the combing and raiding of mountainous areas to track the perpetrators of the recent terrorist attack in the western desert, where dozens of police officers were killed.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm