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September 8, 2015 10:04 am

Egypt Launches ‘Major Operation’ Against ISIS in Sinai, Kills 29 Jihadists

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Egypt killed 29 jihadists in an attack against the ISIS group in the Sinai Peninsula. Photo: Kaidor via Wikimedia Commons.

Egypt killed 29 jihadists in an attack against the ISIS group in the Sinai Peninsula. Photo: Kaidor via Wikimedia Commons.

Egypt’s army said Tuesday it had launched a “major military operation” against the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 29 jihadists and leaving two soldiers dead.

The army said it launched the operation on Monday morning to “eliminate terrorist elements” around the north Sinai towns of Rafah, Sheikh Zuweid and El-Arish.

Read full story at AFP.

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