The Egyptian army launched another operation in the Northern Sinai Peninsula, during which they destroyed ten militants, wounded 13. Six people were arrested, according to sources in Egypt.
The operation was carried out in El-Arish, Sheikh Suade and Rafah. Sources in security forces said that could prevent further attacks on soldiers and police.
During the operation, the military also discovered another tunnel dug to smuggle goods from the Gaza strip.
Earlier, Egyptian security forces said that thanks to the measures taken had knocked out about 80% of the smuggling tunnels.