305 worshippers killed in terror attack on mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai

Mosque25/11/2017 (Ahram Online – Egypt): At least 305 worshippers were killed and 128 were injured during Friday prayers at a North Sinai mosque by gunmen belonging to the terrorist group Daesh, making it the deadliest terrorist attack in Egypt in recent memory. The victims, who were praying at Al-Rawdah Mosque in Bir Al-Abd city, include 27 children who were killed in the attack, Egypt’s prosecutor-general announced on Saturday. The prosecutor-general said that according to eyewitnesses, 25 to 30 gunmen in camouflage trousers and bearing the Daesh black flag rode up to the mosque in five SUVs and started shooting at worshippers. The gunmen, some of whom wore masks, attacked the mosque as the imam started the Friday sermon. No group has claimed the responsibility of the attack so far…

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/282178/Egypt/Politics-/UPDATED–worshippers-killed-in-terror-attack-on-mo.aspx

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