"Egypt's army said in a statement that it had killed 46 suspected islamic militants in clashes in the restive Sinai peninsula, where the military battles against the IS-followers."
"the Islamists should have been in the western and central parts of Sinai, but the army has not specified when the fighting took place. A further 100 "
"at the same time, three egyptian soldiers have been killed."
"the Sinai peninsula is the scene of a jihadistiskt uprising led by ICE, which took its beginning when the islamistiske president Mohammed Morsi was ousted by the military in 2013."
"Egypt's military started in February 2018 an offensive against the militant groups in northern Sinai and the Libyan desert. The military stated that a total of 600 militant jihadists and 40 soldiers died in the strife since then, but it is missing the figures from independent parties."