Forty suspects were arrested Monday in a wide-scale security campaign in North Sinai, security sources said.
The campaign targeted terrorist hideouts in Arish, Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah cities, the sources added.
The sources said that 11 houses, five huts, a farm and two motorcycles, used by terrorists to launch attacks, were destroyed in the crackdown.
Five vehicles and materials used for making bombs were seized.
Four fuel tanks, used by terrorists, have been bridged.
Also, three explosive devices were safely detonated with no casualties.