Egyptian Army Kills 10 Terrorists In North Sinai Province

CAIRO The Egyptian army announced on Sunday, that it killed 10 terrorists, as its forces thwarted a major terror attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai province.

In a statement, spokesperson of the Egyptian armed forces, Tamer al-Refai, said, members of the armed forces managed to foil a terrorist attack, on a security post in North Sinai, adding that, the assault caused the death and injury of seven troopers, including two officers.

A four-wheel drive vehicle used by the terrorists was destroyed, the spokesman said, noting that, the armed forces started an operation, in search of terrorists at the scene of the attack.