2017 Sinai mosque attack

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Bir al-Abed mosque attack

Pairt o the Sinai insurgency an Terrorism in Egyp

Location Near Bir al-Abed, North Sinai Govrenorate, Egyp
Coordinates 31°2′22″N 33°20′52″E / 31.03944°N 33.34778°E / 31.03944; 33.34778Coordinates: 31°2′22″N 33°20′52″E / 31.03944°N 33.34778°E / 31.03944; 33.34778
Date 24 November 2017 (2017-11-24)
1:50 PM (EEST)
Target al-Rawda mosque
Attack teep
Bombin, mass shuitin
Wappens Bombs, rocket-propelled grenades an fireairms
Daiths at least 309[1]
Non-fatal injuries
at least 128[2]
Suspectit perpetrators

Islamic State

Motive Anti-Sufism[3]

At 1:50 PM EEST on 24 November 2017, the al-Rawda mosque wis attacked bi reuchly 40 gunmen in Fryday prayers.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Walsh, Declan; Youssef, Nour (24 November 2017). "Militants Kill 305 at Sufi Mosque in Egypt's Deadliest Terrorist Attack". The New York Times. 
  2. "The Latest: Egypt says death toll in mosque attack up to 200". Associated Press. 24 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  3. Specia, Megan (24 November 2017). "Who Are Sufi Muslims and Why Do Some Extremists Hate Them?". New York Times. Retrieved 26 November 2017.