Egypt will 'vigorously' respond to North Sinai attack: Sisi

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El-Sisi called a meeting of the security committee, state-run television said.

"I am deeply saddened by the cowardly terrorist act that targeted a mosque, in northern Sinai, and resulting deaths and injuries, the Crown Prince said".

President Donald Trump denounced what he called a "horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshippers in Egypt".

A Ministry of Health spokesman said the terrorists set off a bomb during the attack.

Militants have carried out several attacks in Sinai since the 2013 military ouster of the country's Islamist former President Mohamed Morsi, killing hundreds of soldiers, police, and civilians.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but Egypt's security forces are battling an ISIL insurgency in north Sinai.

Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili: "Our most honest condolences to the families of victims, the Government and the people of Egypt and everyone affected by the heinous attack on the mosque in Sinai".

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State media showed images of bloodied victims and bodies covered in blankets inside the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of El Arish, the main city in North Sinai.

"Four groups of armed men attacked the worshippers inside the mosque after Friday noon prayers". Sufis are considered by Islamic fundamentalists to be apostates and are frequently the target of Islamic militants.

33 Egyptians security forces were killed and a three-month long state of emergency ensued.

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.

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also condemned the attack and expressed solidarity with Egypt.

Appalled by the sickening attack on a mosque in North Sinai. Attacks against Egypt's Coptic Christian minority have killed dozens.

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