Hesham Nasr، security chief in Marsa Matrouh، said on Monday that 288 Egyptians returned home from Libya. He added that 217 people entered the country illegally، while 38 people entered legally.
Meanwhile، travel procedures for 858 people، including 170 Egyptians and 731 Libyans، have been finalized، he added.
As many as 162 trucks laden with goods، food supplies and construction materials left for Libya، while 213 trucks arrived at the terminal to be loaded with Egyptian goods، he further said. On February 16، 2015، Egyptian jets bombed Daesh targets in Libya، a day after the group there released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians.