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Monday, February 09, 2015

Egypt deploys long-delayed U.S. Apaches for major strikes on ISIL strongholds

AH-64D ApacheEgypt has launched air strikes on suspected Islamic rebel strongholds in Sinai Peninsula.

The Egyptian Air Force sent U.S.-origin attack helicopters to attack suspected strongholds of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant in northern Sinai. Officials said at least 27 ISIL fighters, also called Ansar Beit Maqdis, were killed and another 20 injured.

“The operation combined precision intelligence and targeting,” an official said.

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