The 39th report of Terrorist crimes and its relation with the electoral process
Okeil: A noticeable decline in the impact of the terrorist operations and thwarting most of them before they occur
Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights, has observed through the Parliamentary Elctions Observatory affiliated to the International- Local Mission to observe the elections, “42” attempt to commit terrorist crimes, in the period between 2 to 8 of the current October, in conjunction with the campaigning phase of the parliamentary elections.
Ayman Okail the head of MAAT and the spokesman of the International-Local Joint Mission to observe Parliamentary elections, stated that the Parliamentary Observatory affiliated to the Mission and managed by MAAT, has issued its 39th report for the terrorist crimes and its relation to the democratic transition and the electoral process in particular.
Okaeil stated that “the report revealed a severe decline in the adverse impacts of terrorist operations, and the failure of most of these operations in achieving its targets, where Egypt has witnessed during the period covered by the report 42 attempts to commit terrorist crimes, the armed forces and police succeeded in thwarting most of them before they occur.
The report revealed that the terrorist elements continued targeting the armed forces and the Egyptian police dramatically, where their share was about 32 violence incidents of a total of 42, by 67 %. Also continued targeting service facilities, such as electricity towers and railways, banks, aiming of the negative impact on the lives of citizens, where their share was about 4 violence incidents of a total of 42, by 10 %.
regarding the geographical distribution of terrorist operations and explosions were distributed in 9 governorates, with significantly concentration in North Sinai province, which witnessed 27 violence incidents of a total of 42 violence incidents, with an increase of 64%.
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