Egypt Reacts Explosively to ISIS Activity in Sinai

first published on March 29, 2016 by

Violence continues to rise in Egypt between government forces and Islamist militants. Recently, 15 Egyptian police officers were killed in an attack by Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis, a terror group that pledged allegiance to ISIS in late 2014.

Egypt has now responded violently with a military operation in northern Sinai, using both ground and air assets. The following video shows gun cam footage from F-16 fighter jets, Apache attack helicopters, and armed unmanned drones. Reports indicate that at least 60 people were killed in the strikes and over 30 suspected ISIS dwellings were demolished.