In Egypt announced the elimination of one of the founders of the cell of ISIS in Sinai
CAIRO, 2 APR — news, Margarita Kislova. The army of Egypt during the air operation in the Northern Sinai Peninsula have eliminated one of the founders serving on the Peninsula of the terrorist group “Bayt al-Maqdis”, sworn allegiance to the Islamic state*, according to news portal “Youm7”, citing a statement by the representative of the armed forces of Egypt.
According to available information, the liquidated leader called Abu Anis al-Ansari, he was considered one of the most dangerous and wanted terrorists in Egypt. The operation, which was killed by al-Ansari, was held on March 18, along with the leader eliminated 17 militants of the group. The identity of the liquidated criminal was able to install just now.
In the North of the Sinai Peninsula in a sparsely populated and remote areas for several years, continuing anti-terrorist operation. The situation there deteriorated in 2013 after the ouster of President-Islamist Mohammed Mursi. Islamist extremist groups who settled in the North of the Sinai Peninsula, regularly strikes security and military.
*Islamic state terrorist organization banned in Russia.