Extensive Security crackdown in North Sinai
Egyptian armed forces in Sinai - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: Security forces intensified the crackdown in North Sinai governorate on Monday to arrest suspects in El-Safa and El-Mazra’a neighborhoods in the capital city of Arish, as well as the area surrounding the city’s airport, eyewitnesses said.


The crackdown included inspecting homes and raiding places suspected to be hotbeds for militants, witnesses said.


Before launching the crackdown, telephone and internet services were cut off for three hours. Security institutions in the governorate are placed under tightened security measures.
Translated from Youm7.

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