Another 20 suspect has been arrested.
Military and police forces of Egypt killed 19 militants in a shootout and arrested 20 suspects during the ongoing unrest in the Sinai. This is stated in a military statement on Thursday, reports Reuters, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to RBC Ukraine.
In particular, it is reported that in February, security forces began a massive operation security in order to destroy the militants, which led insurgency and for many years has killed hundreds of security forces personnel and civilians.
The statement said that the militants were killed in the last few days. According to the publication, on the basis of military applications, since the beginning of the operation killed, at least 296 people, including 35 soldiers.