Three militant hideouts destroyed, weapons seized in central Sinai

Security forces in central Sinai destroyed three hideouts used by militants and seized large quantities of weaponry, according to a statement published by the spokesperson for the Armed Forces, Tamer al-Refaei.

In a Facebook post, Refaei stated that among the weaponry seized were mortar shells, explosive belts, anti-tank projectiles and large quantities of TNT chemical compounds – which are used to build improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Two motorcycles were also seized.

The statement added that security forces continue efforts to eliminate terrorism in North and central Sinai.

Related Articles

Back to top button