Law enforcement forces of the Third Field Army managed to arrest a Takfiri element and two suspects in central Sinai for helping the Takfiri elements there.
A large quantity of narcotics hidden in two cars was seized، Armed forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei said.
Last month، law enforcement forces in North and central Sinai managed to discover and destroy a number of hotbeds belonging to the Takfiri elements. Refaei said that The forces also destroyed 8 motorcycles and a truck containing explosive materials. Three Takfiri elements were arrested and two vehicles containing a big amount of marijuana were seized.
Noteworthy، Egyptian army has struggled to crush militant violence based in Sinai، which has killed hundreds of police and troops and at times expanded to mainland cities including Cairo.