News

Egypt’s Army Destroys 12 Vehicles Crossing from Libya

Egypt’s Army Destroys 12 Vehicles Crossing from Libya

Egypt’s military prepares ahead of new operations against militants in Sinai

Egyptian air strikes destroyed 12 vehicles trying to cross from Libya. They were loaded with ammunitions, explosives, and weapons, the official spokesperson of the Army said on Tuesday.

“In light of the continuous efforts of Egypt’s Army to secure the borders and its forceful fight against all the systematic campaigns targeting the Egyptian security, the Army successfully destroyed 12 vehicles trying to cross the border from Libya. The Army acted after it had received information from the intelligence suggesting that ‘criminal elements’ had gathered to cross the Western boundary of Egypt,” said the spokesperson.

The statements didn’t mention the exact timing of the air strikes. The spokesperson said that military forces are currently searching for the militants to take the proper legal actions against them.

In May, the Egyptian Army carried out six air strikes on terrorist locations in Libya after gunmen had opened fire on Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 29. The attack was claimed by the militants of the Islamic State.

 

 

Israeli Warplanes Strike Gaza Strip Following Rocket Fire
Egypt's President Al-Sisi Ratifies Deal Transferring Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

What is the Punishment for Sexual Harassment in Egypt?

Egyptian StreetsAugust 18, 2018

National Council for Women Introduces New Poll App

Mirna AbdulaalAugust 17, 2018

Egypt’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 9.9%: CAPMAS

Mirna AbdulaalAugust 16, 2018

FIFA Rankings: Egypt Drops 20 Places After World Cup

Sara AhmedAugust 16, 2018

Tunisian President Seeks to Establish Equal Inheritance

Sara AhmedAugust 15, 2018

Netanyahu and Sisi Secretly Met to Discuss Ceasefire in Gaza

Mirna AbdulaalAugust 14, 2018

New Laws Introduced to Solve Traffic Problems

Mirna AbdulaalAugust 14, 2018

Prominent Egyptian Marxist Samir Amin Dies at 86

Mirna AbdulaalAugust 13, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.