The General command of the Armed Forces announced in a statement Thursday the seizure of 585 various rifles in addition to 2 machine guns and 2،088 various bullets.
Some 7707 kg of Bango، 646 kg of hashish and 633000 drug pills were seized by the border guards، the statement added.
The Guard Borders also managed to arrest 1048 illegal migrants and infiltrators on the western and southern borders، said the army's Spokesman col. Tamer el Refaei in a statement.
Devices for illegal mining activities were also confiscated، he added.
In North Sinai، the entrance of four smuggling tunnels were destroyed by forces، he also noted.
"The measures are part of the efforts of the border guards in directing their devastating blows to criminal elements، smugglers and drug traffickers who are aiming to harm the Egyptian national security in all strategic directions،" he said.