Egypt’s mosque attackers carried IS flag

Aftermath of the attack on a mosque in Egypt. (Anadolu Agency – Getty Images)

Egyptian prosecutor said the gunmen who attacked a mosque on Friday, in northern Sinai, were carrying an Islamic State (IS) flag while opening fire, killing 305 worshipers, including 27 children, leaving another 128 people wounded, officials said on Saturday.

No claim of responsibility has been made,yet.

Also on Saturday, Egyptian warplanes flew over Sinai, targeting a number of vehicles in which some of the perpetrators of the attack were traveling killing all passengers of the vehicles, according to the military.

The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media

Submit a Correction

For: Egypt’s mosque attackers carried IS flag

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.