Death toll from Sinai mosque explosion hits 235 - UPDATED

Death toll from Sinai mosque explosion hits 235 - <span style="color: red;">UPDATED</span>
# 24 November 2017 16:16 (UTC +04:00)

Death toll as a result of a militant attack that hit a mosque in Egypt rose to 235, according to Egyptian State Television.

 

Hundreds of people are reported to have been injured.

 

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Death toll of a militant attack that hit a mosque in Arish, North Sinai, Friday rose to 184 people and 120 injured, according to Egypt Today.

 

President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held urgent meeting. Three-day mourning has been declared.  

 

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An explosion has occurred at a mosque in the north of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, leaving 50 people dead, 75 injured.

 

No terrorist organizations assumed responsibility for the explosion. 

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