The army attacked those terrorist targets, whose involvement in a recent attack on the bus with Christians in Egypt's Minya province was confirmed, the communique said.
On Friday, the terrorist attack took place close to the St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery. The armed assailants killed at least 28 Coptic Christians, over 20 were injured.
Following the attack, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said in an address that Egypt was determined to eliminate terrorists both on its territory and beyond and stressed that the states supporting terrorism should be punished.
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