Apr. 3, 2017
Egyptian Army Gains Full Control of al-Halal Mountain in Central Sinai (Al-Masry Al-Youm-Egypt)
The Egyptian Armed Forces has declared its complete control over al-Halal mountain after purging all the caves, killing several extremists, arresting others and confiscating huge amounts of ammunition.
Al-Halal mountain is one of the areas where extremists took shelter, but the armed forces were able to gain full control, military spokesperson Tamer al-Refai said on Sunday.
24 caves with huge stores of ammunition and weapons were found, as well as vehicles with guns installed on them, huge amounts of spare parts, and communications devices.