Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for the attack on al-Farafra checkpoint in New Valley that left 22 army personnel and border guards dead.
The group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Twitter, MENA reported.
The US lists the group as a terrorist organization.
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for most of the bloody attacks on police and army personnel over the past year including an assassination attempt on the Interior Minister and the bombing of the Daqalia security directorate in 2013.
Edited translation from MENA