Director of Egypt’s Intelligence and Reconnaissance Directorate, stated that the Egyptian armed forces recently dismantled a network which had been operating and smuggling various items on behalf of terrorist groups, including electrical circuits, technical equipment and diving gear.
He made these comments in a speech he delivered at the 24th Intellectual Seminar of the Egyptian Armed Forces, in the presence of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. He also disclosed that members of gangs that provide financial and logistical support have been detained.
These gangs acted in cooperation with more than 10 companies in the sectors of foreign currency exchange, jewelry and tourism. He added that during this latest campaign, security forces seized 115 million pounds (over $6 million) in the suspects possession.