Friday, 03 December 2021 01:54 GMT

Egypt mosque attack: death toll hits 305


(MENAFN) Following the deadly bombing that hit a mosque North Sinai on Friday in Egypt, death toll has risen to 305 with other 128 injured.

27 children were among those killed in what is being called a gruesome massacre, the state prosecution stated on Saturday.

There were between 25 and 30 attackers in disguise and had arrived in five all-terrain vehicles, surrounded the mosque and opened fire on the worshippers and mosque attendees during Friday prayers, it said.

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