Death toll from Sinai mosque explosion hits 155

Sulieman Awad receives medical treatment at the Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia Egypt a day after he was injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula setting off explo

The BBC reported Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will meet with security forces Friday.

Earlier in the day, Trump called the carnage, which left 235 people dead in Bir al-Abed, a "horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshipers in Egypt".

The security officers said the men opened fire on worshipers during prayers while driving in off-road vehicles.

Egypt later said it would delay the opening of the Rafah border crossing to Gaza after the attack due to security concerns.

The conflict has killed hundreds of soldiers and militants over the years, although journalists are banned from the area and exact numbers are unclear.

In March 19 2016 13 Egyptians policemen were killed by ISIL-SP during an attack in the El-Arish checkpoint, Arish is the largest city in Sinai. The attackers also opened fire on ambulances, witnesses said.

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Arabiya news channel and some local sources said some of the worshippers were Sufis, whom groups such as ISIS consider targets because they revere saints and shrines, which for Islamists is tantamount to idolatry.

Islamic State's arm in Sinai has attacked Sufi shrines with increasing frequency over the past year and has also kidnapped and killed Sufi preachers, posting images of the executions online.

Security has always been one of the key sources of public support for the former general, who is expected to run for re-election early next year for another four-year term.

Egyptian state media MENA provided the death toll, citing an official security source.

View of the Rawda mosque after a gun and bombing attack on November 24, 2017.

Numerous bloodiest attacks are directed at the country's Coptic Christians, who comprise just 10 percent of Egypt's population and who are targeted by the nation's radical Islamist elements. In May, gunmen attacked a Coptic group travelling to a monastery in southern Egypt, killing 29.

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