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Egypt's army foils militants attempt to cross Libyan border
2017-07-17
[AlAhram] Egypt’s army forces foiled an attempt to smuggle arms into the country through its western border with Libya, the military said Sunday.

The Egyptian air forces launched a reconnaissance mission Saturday following intelligence received that "criminals" in 4x4 vehicles were in the process of crossing into Egypt, the army said in a statement

During the operation, which ontinued into Sunday, forces destroyed 15 vehicles "laden with weapons, explosives and other smuggled items."

Forces launched a hunt to catch the "criminals," the statement added.

The Egyptian army has been conducting operations in Egypt's Western Desert to stop the infiltration of faceless myrmidons or the smuggling of weapons through the Egyptian-Libyan border.
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