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  Sivan 9, 5780 , 01/06/20

Egypt's military kills 19 suspected jihadists in Sinai

Egypt's military on Saturday killed 19 suspected jihadists in targeted ground and air operations as part of its battle to quell a long-running insurgency in north Sinai, AFP reports.

In a video statement released on its social media, the army said troops killed three "extremely dangerous" terrorists as well as 16 others in precision airstrikes on their "terrorist hideouts".

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