SUSPECTED MILITANTS TARGET MOSQUE WITH BOMB, GUNFIRE IN EGYPT’S NORTH SINAI : WITNESSES

Suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai on Friday, targeting supporters of the security forces attending prayers there, two eyewitnesses and a security source said.

No casualty figures were immediately available from the attack on Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of Arish city, but eyewitnesses reported ambulances ferrying wounded from the scene to nearby hospitals.

Source: National News Agency