CAIRO, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Egyptian forces killed 15 terrorists during anti-terror raids in North Sinai province, northeast of the capital Cairo, on Wednesday, reported China's Xinhua news agency.
"The forces also destroyed 11 targets used as shelters and hideouts by terrorists," military spokesman Tamer al-Refaay said in a statement.
The raids destroyed 181 mountain huts, hideouts and warehouses containing explosives and chemicals used for making improvised explosive devices (IED).
The army launched a massive anti-terror operation on Friday and killed 53 terrorists until Wednesday, while the police killed 13 terrorists.
The operation targets Daesh militants in the restive North Sinai bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip. It also covers the Nile Delta provinces and the western borders with war-torn Libya.....