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Egypt Army Says Kills 21 Islamic Extremists in Sinai

Menna Zaki Thursday, April 20, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian forces killed 21 extremists, at least 19 of them in an airstrike, the military said Thursday, including three senior figures of the Islamic State group's affiliate in the restive Sinai Peninsula.

The announcement came in two separate statements, with the military saying in the first that its air force killed 19 militants and destroyed four vehicles in northern and central Sinai. The statement was coupled with a video that showed its air force striking the vehicles and "terrorist strongholds." ...

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