Car carrying dangerous chemical compounds seized by Egyptian military

A vehicle filled with butane gas cylinders was discovered by Egyptian military forces in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The discovery comes amid the ongoing mobilization of the Egyptian military against terror in the region.

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Egyptian military forces seized a vehicle carrying dangerous chemical agents in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday morning. The vehicle contained gas cylinders that were labeled “butane gas,” a highly inflammable compound.

The discovery comes amid the ongoing mobilization of the Egyptian military against terror organizations in Sinai, particularly ISIS. As previously reported by JOL, a video issued by the Egyptian Air Force on Saturday shows military aircraft tracking and destroying a convoy of ten vehicles loaded with weapons and ammunition that tried to penetrate Egypt's border from neighboring Libya.

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