Egypt Vows to Avenge after 235 Killed in Mosque Massacre

At least 235 people have been killed after a group of terrorists opened fire and bombed in a mosque in Sinai, a provincial city of Egypt frequently attacked by extremists terrorists.

The al-Rawda mosque is in Bir al-Abed town of Sinai, frequented by the followers of a Sufi branch of Islam.

“What is happening is an attempt to stop us from our efforts in the fight against terrorism,” Egyptian President Mr. Sisi said in a televised address.

“The armed forces and the police will avenge our martyrs and restore security and stability with the utmost force.”

People all across the globe have taken to the Twitter and other social media platform to express their solidarity with the victims.

The U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted “Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshipers in Egypt. The world cannot tolerate terrorism, we must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence!”

The former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee also took the Twitter to condemn the heinous attack in the modern Egyptian history.


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