Egyptian air force gunned several militants after deadly mosque attack

Vastavam web: The Egyptian air force today gunned down several militants and destroyed their vehicles, hours after over 230 worshippers were killed in a terrorist attack at a mosque in the country’s restive North Sinai region.Army spokesperson Tamer el-Refai said in a statement that the air forces launched retaliatory attacks on terror hideouts in the surrounding area of North Sinai, killing militants and destroying vehicles used in the deadly attack.Earlier, local media reports quoting sources in the security force said the army launched “immediate and wide” ground and air raids and two drones attacked two vehicles belonging to militants in Al-Resha village near el-Rouda village.
Following the mosque attack, President Abdel Fattah el- Sisi had chaired an emergency meeting with officials to review security situation.He had said that the “vile and treacherous” activity would not pass without a decisive punishment.