On May 29, Egyptian Military spokesman Colonel Tamer Rifai announced that warplanes of the Egyptian Air Force (EAF) had destroyed two trucks loaded with weapons and explosives near the Egyptian-Libyan border. The two trucks were reportedly trying to sneak into Egyptian territory.
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Col. Rifai also announced that the Egyptian military had continued its security operation against ISIS cells in the Sinai Peninsula and had destroyed more than 80 ammo depots and hideouts of the terrorist group. The Egyptian military also killed 8 ISIS fighters and confiscated 99 vehicles and motorcycles.
Meanwhile, demining squads of the military detonated 15 IEDs, which had been planted by ISIS cells in different areas across the Sinai Peninsula, according to Col. Rifai.
During the last week, ISIS cells didn’t launch any attack against the Egyptian Military in the Sinai Peninsula. This proves that the terrorist group has lost most of its assets in Sinai as a result of the ongoing security operation.
Observers believe that the remaining cells of ISIS in Sinai will be fully eliminated in the upcoming months, as the Egyptian military appears to be determined to achieve its this goal before the end of this year.