The Associated Press TREATMENT: Abdallah Abdel Nasser, 14, receives medical treatment at Suez Canal University hospital Friday in Ismailia, Egypt, after he was in injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt.

The Associated Press TREATMENT: Abdallah Abdel Nasser, 14, receives medical treatment at Suez Canal University hospital Friday in Ismailia, Egypt, after he was in injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt.

Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

By BRIAN ROHAN and SAMY MAGDY The Associated Press
This article was published November 25, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

CAIRO -- In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.

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