Egypt Independent

Army kills 2 takfirists, demolishes hideouts in Sinai



In cooperation with the Egyptian Air Forces, Egypt’s Third Field Army killed two high-risk takfirists (those who abide by an extremist Islamic ideology) and arrested another two in Central Sinai over the past few days said the official spokesperson of the Armed Forces Tamer al-Refai, on Thursday.

Refai added that the army demolished two hideouts used by the takfirists, and confiscated a 4×4 vehicle and a motorcycle.

In an unrelated confiscation, the army also seized a store containing large quantity of drugs, Refai added.

The statement indicates that the Third Field Army continues efforts to eliminate takfirist and criminal gangs in Central Sinai.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm