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2 soldiers, 6 terrorists killed in Egypt's Sinai anti-terror raids




(MENAFN - Trend News Agency ) Two Egyptian soldiers including one officer were killed in anti-terror raids in restive North Sinai province, while the forces killed six terrorists, the Egyptian army said in a statement on Sunday, according Xinhua .

"The forces destroyed 993 terrorist dens, hideouts and storehouses and busted and destroyed a workshop for making explosives as well as 163 explosive devices planted to target the raiding forces," the military spokesman said in a statement.

Some 513 criminal elements were arrested, the statement added.

The raids are part of Egypt's recently launched "Sinai 2018" comprehensive anti-terror campaign, which have killed 163 terrorists since it started on Feb. 9.

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2 soldiers, 6 terrorists killed in Egypt's Sinai anti-terror raids

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