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At least 235 people died at bombing of Mosque in Egypt
16:57, 24 November 2017
At least 235 people died at bombing of Mosque in Egypt

It is also reported on 200 wounded people

16:57, 24 November 2017

AFP

At least 235 people died and 200 wounded due to the bombing of the mosque at the north of Sinai in Egypt as Ahram Online reported. 

Preliminary, there are no Ukrainians among the perished and wounded as the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine reported at Twitter. 

According to Bloomberg, the attack aimed against people who gathered for the Friday's pray. The militants arrived to the building at four cars, threw the explosive and began to shell at people who prayed inside the mosque. According to the official, the civilians used the arms to hinder the terrorists but they run away when the security forces arrived at the scene of the crime.

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Al Arabiya reported the attackers also opened the fire at the ambulance cars with the suffered. 30 ambulance cars arrived at the scene of the crime as Ahram Online reported.

"Al Arabiya"

Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi, the President of Egypt gathered the session of the Security Committee due to the bombing of the mosque.

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The armed conflict in Sinai between the militants and government of Egypt began since the revolution in 2011 and continues until these days. The militants attack the civilians or security forces time to time and the anti-terrorist measures are assumed.

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