Death toll in deadly massacre in Egypt rises to 305 – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
August 15, 2018

Death toll in deadly massacre in Egypt rises to 305

The death toll of yesterday’s deadly attack in Egypt has risen to 305, including 27 children. 128 other people were injured.

Witnesses said that the attackers were waving black flags similar to those used by ISIS.

A number of assailants, up to 30 according to reports, took positions around a mosque in the northern town of Bir al-Abed. The mosque was packed with worshippers during Friday prayers.

Attacker fired automatic weapons and set off explosives, killing scores of people as they attempted to flee.

The attack has been linked to ISIS.

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