Update: 235 killed in mosque attack says general prosecutor

Egypt’s General Prosecutor released an official statement on Friday evening, confirming that death toll of the Al-Rawaady mosque bombing reached 235 and left 109 others injured.

On Friday Morning, a massive explosion in Al-Rawada mosque, located in the town of Beur El Abes, in North Sinai’s Al-Arish.

The improvised explosive device, targeted worshippers gathering for Friday prayers.

The explosion was followed by gunfire from unknown militants who stationed ahead of the mosque’s gates.

More to follow.


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