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Egyptian security forces kill 18 militiamen in Sinai

May 3, 2020

The Egyptian Home Office has confirmed the death of 18 militiamen in a shootout with Egyptian security forces in North Sinai province, the usual focus of conflict between the army and criminal and jihadist groups.

The militiamen used a safe house in the city of Bir al Abd as a hiding place to launch “hostile operations”, the Interior Ministry said.

Thirteen machine guns, three explosive devices and two explosive belts were confiscated during the operation.

Egyptian security forces kill 18 militiamen in SinaiEgyptian security forces kill 18 militiamen in Sinai

This Thursday, and exactly in the south of this city, an explosive device detonated on the way of a military vehicle and claimed a dozen victims from the military.

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