Egyptian armed forces killed in the North-East of the Sinai Peninsula 40 militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state». On it informs the Arabian edition of Sky News.
Troops concentrated in the area of the Egyptian town of Rafah, on the border of the Gaza strip. In this area were repeatedly carried out acts of sabotage against the military and police.
Last night a senior representative of the Salafists in the Gaza strip, Abu al-Ayna al-Ansari said in an interview with American Investigative Radio that the Egyptian branch of Islamic state, known as «wilayat Sinai», intends to attack Israel.
According to radical Islamist, a large-scale attack on Israel’s South will be made in the near future. Al-Ansari noted that in the first place the militants are interested in the resort town of Eilat.
«»Wilayat Sinai» will be the first division of the «Islamic state», which will enter into military confrontation with the Zionists», he stated. Note that Israeli intelligence agrees with this assessment.