Egypt’s President has postponed his visit to Oman in connection with the terrorist attack in Sinai

© AFP 2017 / Alain JocardПрезидент of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Archival photoEgypt’s President has postponed his visit to Oman in connection with the terrorist attack in Sinai© 2017 AFP / Alain Jocard

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi postponed an official visit to Oman, which was to begin on Sunday, November 26, in connection with the events in the North of the Sinai Peninsula, where in a suicide attack in a mosque killed more than three hundred and injured about 130 people, including many children and the elderly. According to the website of the Egyptian newspaper «al-Ahram» referring to own sources, the visit will take place at a later date.

On Saturday, the Egyptian President also ordered the creation of the monument as a sign of mourning for those killed in the terrorist attack in the mosque of er-Road. Egypt declared three days of mourning.

The terrorists dressed in similar uniforms, five jeeps on Friday I drove up to the largest in North Sinai, the mosque of er-Road, which is located forty kilometers West of the provincial town of al-Arish. The attackers had about 25-30 people. In the mosque at that time was to five hundred worshipers. Witnesses say that militants waving the black flag of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» (banned in many countries, including in Russia). The terrorists surrounded the mosque, located near the doors and Windows. Before the prayer was made, bombing, then there was panic and people began to run out into the street, where they were shot with automatic weapons.

Egypt’s President has postponed his visit to Oman in connection with the terrorist attack in Sinai© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in photobacteria in Egypt

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