Middle East News Line reports that the latest arrest on Oct. 5 involved a man who had 64 anti-tank mines in his garden in El Arish. Mohammed Salem allegedly had a variety of buyers for the mines.
Other arrests have taken place in Rafah.
Egyptian investigators say that El Arish has become a center for insurgents in the Sinai. Bombs used in terror attacks on the seaside resorts of Dahab, Taba and Sharm el-Sheik were allegedly assembled there.