The Address | Benghazi – Libya
CAIRO – Eight militants were killed in an airstrike near Egypt’s border with Libya, according to a military spokesman on Saturday.
In a statement, Colonel Tamer al-Refai said the militants were plotting hostile acts against Egyptian targets.
“The operation took place upon intelligence information… that confirmed the presence of a cell in the western desert preparing for hostile acts,” al-Refai said.
Eight terrorists were killed and a hideout that contained an amount of arms and ammunition was wiped out in the airstrike.