Egyptian security forces kill 15 Daesh-linked terrorists on Sinai Peninsula
CAIRO – A total of 15 terrorists linked to the Islamic State (Daesh) terrorist group were killed in airstrikes conducted by the Egyptian security forces on the Sinai Peninsula, local media reported on Wednesday.
Two strikes launched form the helicopters targeted the positions of the Ansar Beit al-Maqdis terror group loyal to Daesh near the cities of Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid, Akhbal el-Yom media outlet said, adding that the anti-terror operation was still ongoing.
The Egyptian security service has not confirmed the reports on the operation so far. (PNA/Sputnik)