ATTACK IN EGYPT




Hassam Hameed-TDO-25.11.2017- Attack on a mosque in Egypt has 235 people killed, in north Sinai province. No one has claimed the responsibility yet, but in the past IS has been responsible for score of attacks in the province.

Mosque was frequented by sufi sect of Islam which is considered to be very relaxed whereas IS practices salafi view and considers sufi’s to be heretics. On Friday, during the weekly prayer attackers surrounded the mosque and opened fires on panicked people after explosion of the bomb which was planted before.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced 3 days of mourning and pledged to "respond with brutal force". Leader from all across the world have sent their condolences.