The General Command of Armed Forces issued on Wednesday statement No (20) on Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018، in this statement the armed forces announced the results of the military operations so far.
In the framework of "Sinai 2018" comprehensive combat operation carried out by elements of the armed forces in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior، the forces and elements of the police forces carried out Combing operations and large-scale raids on all axes، cities and villages in north and central Sinai، where they been able to achieve the following results:
- killing of 30 takfiri elements during exchanging fire with the forces، including a terrorist leader in central Sinai named Nasser Abu Zakul.
-arresting of 173 suspects.
- seizing 10 vehicles belonging to the Takfiri elements
- destroying 437 hotbeds and strongholds
-discovering and detonating 74 improvised explosive devices planted to target the forces
-seizing a large amount of weapons and ammunition.
-destroying 38 farms of marijuana and poppy plants.