Tuesday, March 20th | 4 Nisan 5778


Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

September 8, 2013 10:07 am

Egyptian Army Helicopters Target Terrorist Hideouts in Sinai

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Egyptian Army Helicopters Target Terrorist Hideouts in Sinai" to a friend

Egyptian Army personnel. Photo: www.news.egypt.com.

Times of Israel – Militants clashed with the Egyptian army in the northern Sinai peninsula Sunday, on the second day of a major offensive aiming at quelling an insurgency in the lawless region.

An Egyptian official said helicopter gunships targeted the villages of el-Mahdiya and el-Moqataa near the towns of Rafah and Sheikh Zuweyid on the border with the Gaza Strip. Three US-made Apache helicopters fired rockets, hitting shacks, houses and cars used by militants, the official said.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner