Salama Moussa Waheeb was father to five children, two sons and three daughters. Hany, 40, leaves behind a wife and two daughters.
IS has intensified its operations in northern Sinai in recent weeks but has been driven back by the Egyptian army. Many IS operatives left Sinai to locations west of the Suez Canal. In mid-August retreating jihadists entered the Gelbana area and have been resisting the army offensive since then.
Islamist terrorists have been active in the Sinai since 2011, concentrating their attacks in Egypt on the region.