Africa
Engagements Between Egyptian Army and ISIS in Sinai Peninsula
Africa, Egypt, News 21 October 2019

ISWNews Analysis Group: Egyptian warplanes bombed Abu al-Araj village in the south of Sheikh Zuweid town in Sinai Peninsula. ISIS attacked the army in retaliation.

In the fighters airstrike 4 civilians killed and 10 wounded.
ISIS attacked a minesweeper of army and killed a soldier.

This is the second attack by Egyptian army to civilians in Sinai Peninsula in recent week and the government believes the inhabitants and nomads of Sinai Peninsula are helping ISIS.
On 13 October a drone of the army attacked farmers vehicles at 4 km south of Ber al-Abd town and killed 9 and injured 16.

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