Seven extremists affiliated to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group were killed on Sunday by military troops in North Sinai during raids launched at south of Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuwaid cities.
Security sources said that Apache jets launched several aerial strikes at the three cities after information was received over potential actions by the extremist. A house and motorbike for the victims were destroyed.
Meanwhile, security services arrested 33 fugitives involved in several lawsuits, in addition to 93 suspects.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm