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17 mai 2019 | 11h41 UTC

Egypt: At least 47 militants and five soldiers killed in North Sinai May 16

Egypt Alerte de sécurité

Military offensive in North Sinai leaves at least 47 militants and five soldiers killed May 16; similar operations expected over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 17/5/2019, 12h00 until 20/5/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Cairo). COUNTRY/REGION North Sinai Governorate

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Event

Military officials reported on Thursday, May 16, that at least 47 militants were killed during security operations in North Sinai province. Security forces also arrested 158 militants as part of the counterterror operations. According to security officials, five soldiers were also killed. Similar security operations targeting suspected militants are to be expected in the Sinai Peninsula over the near term.

Context

Egypt frequently conducts raids on suspected militant groups following terrorist attacks. Security forces are also in the middle of a counterterrorism operation named "Sinai 2018" that aims to neutralize militant and terrorist groups operating in the Sinai, Nile Delta, and Western Desert. The targets of the raids are not confirmed by independent reporting and foreign tourists have previously been killed in similar operations.

Advice

Individuals in Egypt are advised to monitor the situation, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments, report suspicious behavior and objects to the authorities, remain vigilant when visiting areas vulnerable to terrorist attacks (e.g. tourist sites, churches, international and government buildings, public transportation hubs, etc.), and anticipate similar security operations in the near term.

 

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