Egypt launches anti-IS military operation

(VOVworld) – The Egyptian Army said on Tuesday that it has launched a massive military operation to fight the Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 29 militants.

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An Egyptian military officer watches at a post in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, as seen from the Israel-Egypt border on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (Photo: AP)

On Monday, Egyptian security forces began operations against the IS in Rafah, Shikh Zuweid, and El-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula. Two Egyptian soldiers, including one officer, were killed and 4 others were injured when their car was bombed during the operations.

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