14 militants killed in Sinai, 5 tunnels destroyed

14 militants killed in Sinai, 5 tunnels destroyed

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Mon, 25/08/2014 - 19:08

Military spokesperson Mohamed Samir said the Second Army arrested four wanted terrorists in Sheikh Zuweid and Rafah, destroyed a vehicle and six motorcycles without license plates that were allegedly used in carrying out terrorist attacks, and destroyed five tunnels in Rafah. 

Samir added that 14 militants were killed in northern Sinai in an exchange of fire in the districts of al-Nosraniya, al-Zawraa and al-Quwaiaat, pointing out that the army arrested a very dangerous terrorist named Sweilam Mohamed Salem Salama.
 
Also, a field hospital that was allegedly used by terrorist elements was destroyed and equipment, such as a device to sterilize surgical instruments, an oxygen cylinder, a filter for surgical operations, a device for measuring blood pressure and a furnace for sterilization, were seized.
 
Also destroyed was a workshop allegedly used for manufacturing IEDs that contained 15 sacks of explosives and molds to manufacture bombs.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm