47 suspected militants, 5 troops killed in Sinai | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:15 AM, May 17, 2019

47 suspected militants, 5 troops killed in Sinai

Egypt’s army yesterday said 47 militants and five of its troops were killed as part of its military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting the Islamic State group. The army did not specify when the deaths and arrests took place, saying only that they happened as part of “recent efforts” against jihadists.

 

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