The explosion in the mosque in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt killed at least 85 people, and another 75 were wounded. This was reported by The Guardian.

Earlier in bi-Bi-si reported 54 fatalities.

The attack occurred in the town of al-Arish during Friday prayers. According to witnesses, the terrorists detonated the explosive device and then opened fire to four SUVs.

It is not clear what organization is responsible for the attack.

9 April 2017 in Egypt suicide bombers blew themselves up in two churches where Coptic Christians came to worship on the occasion of palm Sunday. As a result of attacks killed more than 40 people. Responsibility for the attack took on the extremist group Islamic state.

The attack in Egypt: the number of deaths increased to 85 people 24.11.2017

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