Sinai: Egyptian forces kill 19 militants and arrest 249

(AGI) Cairo, Nov 8 - A total of 19 militants were killed byEgyptian armed forces in an operation in northern Sinai onSaturday, in response to a double attack which killed 34soldiers on Oct. 24. The news was announced on the Facebookpage of the Egyptian army's spokesman, Mohammed Samir, who saidoperations in the last few days have also led to the arrest of249 suspects, the destruction of 24 vehicles and three armsdepots. Samir said that three dangerous terrorists were amongthe militants killed. .

(AGI) Cairo, Nov 8 - A total of 19 militants were killed byEgyptian armed forces in an operation in northern Sinai onSaturday, in response to a double attack which killed 34soldiers on Oct. 24. The news was announced on the Facebookpage of the Egyptian army's spokesman, Mohammed Samir, who saidoperations in the last few days have also led to the arrest of249 suspects, the destruction of 24 vehicles and three armsdepots. Samir said that three dangerous terrorists were amongthe militants killed. .