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19 terrorists killed in army raids in Egypt

Press Trust of India  |  Cairo 

Nineteen terrorists have been killed in army raids in the region during the past few days, Egyptian military forces said today.

The raids are part of a major campaign titled 'Comprehensive 2018' which was launched in February to eradicate terrorism in north and

Ten terrorists will killed in a firefight with armed forces during the raids in north and central Sinai, a military statement said. It added that nine others were killed in raids by police and security forces.

Twenty other terrorists were arrested during the operation, the statement said.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 16:00 IST