Egypt: Army says it killed 12 terrorists in North Sinai
Egypt’s army said it has killed 12 terrorists in the early hours of Friday in the North Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid in their latest efforts in the fight against an Islamist militant insurgency that has spiked in the past two years.
The army has also destroyed two warehouses storing explosive materials, an army statement read.
On Thursday, a bomb that struck an armored military vehicle in North Sinai killed four soldiers and injured three others.
Sinai Province, which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group (IS), has claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement posted on their Twitter account.