In Northern Sinai, the Egyptian army launched air strikes on the leaders of the cell of the IG*

© AP Photo / Egyptian Defense MinistryИстребитель the Egyptian air force during the landing at the airbase. Archival photoIn Northern Sinai, the Egyptian army launched air strikes on the leaders of the cell of the IG*© AP Photo / Egyptian Defense Ministry

The Egyptian air force on Tuesday launched air strike at several facilities in the North of the Sinai Peninsula, which at the time held a meeting of leaders of the terrorist group «Bayt al-Maqdis», which is considered the Egyptian cell of the «Islamic state»*, quoted by the Egyptian news Agency MENA, the statement of the official representative of the armed forces of Egypt.

The losses of the extremists, the Egyptian military said.

Egypt for more than two years conducts anti-terrorist operation in the North of the Sinai Peninsula, where remote areas were based extremist groups. From this region regularly receives reports of new attacks by extremists.

For the last time in the region from the actions of terrorists killed and injured hundreds of policemen and soldiers.

* The terrorist group «Islamic state» (IG) is prohibited in Russia.

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