Three of the leader of the “Islamic state” in Egypt and 19 members of the terrorist group destroyed due to air strikes in Northern Sinai. This is with reference to the page of the official representative of the Armed forces of Egypt in Facebook according to Reuters.
The military said the air strikes were aimed at militants of Ansar al-Beit Maqdis, which swore allegiance to ISIS in 2014
Visit of the official representative of the Egyptian army are not called the names of leaders of the group, but described one as the most authoritative of its members, the other as its chief lawyer, and the third as responsible for the interrogation.
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Recall the “Islamic state” has claimed responsibility for the explosion of suicide bombers in two Christian churches and attack on the police at the monastery of Saint Catherine in South Sinai.
Egypt for many years of fighting with the ISIS cell in the country. The terrorists intensified after the overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in 2013
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