Egypt, Nigeria kill dozens of terrorists

(VOVworld) - At least 11 militants were killed in military raids in the cities of Arish and Sheikh Zuweid in Egypt's North Sinai bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, Egyptian military authorities said on Saturday.

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Military spokesman Mohamed Samir said the forces raided vast areas in Sinai and destroyed three of the most dangerous armed terrorist dens. He added the forces found and ruined 57 explosive devices, destroyed four hiding places and an ambush house, and seized a large number of weapons, explosives and ammunition.

Meanwhile in Nigeria, government troops repelled an attack on the 119 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Malam Fatori area of Borno State and killed 14 suspected Boko Haram fighters.

Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, said the troops recovered a large quantity of ammunition during the gun fight.

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