Armed forces kill 8 militants in Sinai: Spokesman

The army and air force killed eight dangerous militants over the past few days and arrested one person in central Sinai, Armed Forces spokesman Tamer al-Refaei said on Monday.

In a statement, Refaei added that the forces found and destroyed eight hideouts, a motorcycle, and an improvised explosive device (IED).

Refaei said that the forces seized a storehouse with a huge amount of Marijuana, and five vehicles with large amounts of drugs.

Refaei concluded his statement by saying that the armed forces are continuing their efforts to pursue all criminal elements by combing the terrorist outposts and conducting raids.

Edited Translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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