The press service of the armed forces of Egypt announced that the 21-day «operation Sinai-2018» the North-East of the Sinai Peninsula killed 13 militants. According to the message, the intelligence provided accurate information about the whereabouts of terrorists.
According to the army, destroyed about 100 objects of the terrorist infrastructure, including ammunition dumps, fortified positions. Discovered significant reserves of Egyptian military uniforms. 64 captured by the militants.
Naval forces of Egypt blocked the coast of the Sinai to prevent militants from leaving the combat zone. Another aim of the blockade is to prevent the supply of jihadists by sea.
It is also reported that the Egyptian military discovered a few plantations, which were grown drugs: marijuana and opium poppy. Taken 5.650 kg of drugs.