The General Command of Armed Forces issued on Thursday statement No (22) 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 the armed forces in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior، the army and 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 10 takfiris during exchanging fire with the armed forces in central Sinai.
- killing of other 9 takfiris during exchanging fires with security forces.
-seizing a large amount of arms and ammunition in underground hotbeds.
- discovering 3 equipped tunnels in northern Sinai border area
- the arrest of 20 wanted criminals and suspects and the destruction of nine cars and 15 plateless motorbikes.
-Three improvised explosive devices planted to target the forces were defused in central and northern Sinai.
- destroying 6 farms for cannabis and poppy، in addition to controlling half a tonne of narcotics in central and northern Sinai.
- thwarting an infiltration attempts by four-wheel drive vehicles loaded with 300،000 drug tablets
-the arrest of 401 infiltrators on the western border