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Brigadier Mahmud Samir, spokesman of the Egyptian forces (above),
also named Ahmed Samir by other media.
الجيش المصري يعلن قتل "الأنصاري" زعيم داعش في سيناء
Egyptian forces announce they killed "Al-Ansari", leader of ISIL in Sinai.
This is referring to Abu [Dae] Al-Ansari (أبو دعاء الأنصاري), "nom de
guerre" for a prominent ISIL leader and therefore put into brackets.
1st picture of the operation that killed Abu [Dae] Al-Ansari, leader
of the [Ansar al-Sunna group of the] "Sacred House" in Sinai.
left picture: direct blow on terrorist target
right picture: location of blow (above) and arms depot (below)
[Source: Al-Balad البلد, Egyptian online news on August 4, 2016]
On the same day, the Arabic news service Al-Hurra الحرة and which is connected with Asharq-Al-Awsad TV (شبكة تلفزيون الشرق الأوسط) confirmed that the Egyptian operation killed Al-Ansari and more than 45 of his fighters south of the Sinai town of Al-Arish.
Egyptian army unit in Sinai.
Al-Arish, the administrative center of Egypt's Sinai province.
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