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An Egyptian military campaign to defeat Deash (ISIS) militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula is choking essential food and medical supplies to thousands of residents in the remote desert region, a report by Human Rights Watch said Monday.The army launched a wide operation in February to crush militants who have waged a yearslong insurgency that has killed hundreds of soldiers, police and residents.It has distributed food to Sinai residents during the highly publicized campaign and says it is winning the battle against extremists.Residents said food supplies, medicine and fuel were insufficient and that movement restrictions meant most people were unable to leave the region, HRW reported.
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