Egypt airstrike kills 8 militants near Libya border

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.


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