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About 50 killed in Egypt mosque attack

About 50 killed in Egypt mosque attack

The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of Islam's mystical movement, in the north Sinai town of Bir al-Abd.

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz sent a cable of condolences and consolation to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the victims of a terrorist attack on a mosque, in Northern Sinai.

The official Al-Ahram newspaper reported on its website that at least 115 people were killed and 80 wounded in the attack, which is unprecedented in a four-year insurgency by Islamist extremist groups.

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Dozens Of People Are Reported To Have Died In A Huge Attack On A Mosque In Egypt

The coordinated attack targeted the al-Rawdah mosque, which is attended mostly by Sufi Muslims. Ambulances from al-Arish managed to reach the mosque only after security forces secured the road, he said.

However, mosque attacks are relatively rare in Egypt. Locals took up weapons to help thwart the attackers, the official said.

"Strongly condemn the barbaric terrorist attack on a place of worship in Egypt".

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Islamic State's arm in Sinai has attacked Sufi shrines with increasing frequency over the past year and has also kidnapped and killed Sufi preachers, posting images of the executions online.

In October 2015, 224 people were killed when a bomb brought down a Russian passenger jet that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula.

"Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshipers in Egypt", Trump tweeted. Condolences with all those in #Egypt affected by this evil and cowardly act.

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North Sinai, which stretches from the Suez Canal eastwards to the Gaza Strip and Israel, has always been a security headache for Egyptian security forces because of smuggling.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May: Appalled by the sickening attack on a mosque in North Sinai.

"We stand with Egyptians in their war against terrorism and against anyone who tries to harm the Egyptian national security", Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement.

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