Iran deplores Egyptian terrorist attack

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News ID: 16135
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 19:44 - 24 November 2017
TEHRAN, November 24 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi categorically blasted shooting attack and bombing at a mosque in the restive Egyptian Sinai Peninsula which killed 235 and left 135 others wounded.

Iran deplores Egyptian terrorist attackTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - He also extended sympathy to families of the victims.

No doubt that Takfiri terrorism which has faced its heaviest failures in the region does not withhold any brutal action and the issue doubles responsibility of regional governments to recognize terrorism practically and closely and embark confronting it seriously and collectively.

He also called on all nations and government to remain vigilant against the new plots.

Police officers said militants attacked al-Rawdah mosque in the town of Bir al-Abd, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the North Sinai provincial capital of el-Arish, during Friday prayers.

The attack reportedly targeted the supporters of Egyptian security forces attending prayers there.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, which had the hallmarks of the Daesh-affiliated Velayat Sinai terrorist group.

A security source was quoted by Sky News as saying that Egyptian military drones killed 15 perpetrators of the Friday attack. The source, however, did not provide further details on the attackers' affiliation or where the airstrikes were carried out, Presstv reported.


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