ISIS struck at Egyptian security forces near El-Arish, according to local accounts and its propaganda.
“According to security source, the Sinai province terrorist elements attacked ‘Godah-3’ Army Checkpoint near Arish airport early today,” notes Mahmoud Gamal.
He goes on to note the 15 names of those murdered.
and that “Following the deadly attack on army checkpoint near Arish airport, terrorist elements detonated IED in jamming vehicle for the security forces on the ring road south of Arish city, one officer reportedly martyred as result of the explosion.”
It comes on the four year anniversary of ISIS murders of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts in Libya. “The Egyptian armed forces responded by carrying out several air strikes on ISIS & Qaeda hideouts in Derna city.”