More than 300 killed after mosque terror attack in Egypt

Worshippers were in the middle of prayer when attackers bombed the mosque and opened fire.
2:14 | 11/25/17

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We just had turned out though to our other top story this morning the Egyptian military striking back overnight. Against the people they believe were behind a horrified a truly horrifying terror attack. One of the worst in that country's history it's awful the death total is now upwards of 300 people including many children after an attack on a mosque where worshippers. We're in the midst of Friday prayers ABC's Jennifer Apple's in is covering the story for us from London this morning. Jennifer. In morning Dan in Paula that's right the death told from Friday's massive. Who wore navy terror attack. Rising potential suspects now located. And Egypt's president making good on a promise to respond with route to force. This morning retaliation from Egypt air force and air strikes on militants the government blames for the massacre at a mosque the deadly east attacking Egypt in modern history. On Friday afternoon at least 300 people were killed more than 100 injured. When dozens of Islamic militants carrying ice is flags. Ambushed a mosque 125. Miles northeast of Cairo. Witnesses reporting explosions from inside the holy site as worshippers attempted to flee. Outside masked gunman opening fire shooting into the mosque and setting fire to cars cutting off escape routes. Even ambulances rushing to the scene facing gunfire. Most of the aftermath too gruesome to show. Rosa victims including 27 children. Are no group has claimed responsibility but Islamic state is suspected. Those worshipping may have followed a mystical form of is slump called cynicism which IC says his heresy. Overnight a show of solidarity for Egypt. The colors of the Egyptian flag illuminating landmarks and government buildings in Israel Toronto and Birmingham England. Egypt is observing three days of mourning and Christian churches across Cairo. Are ringing their bells in memory of the victims especially the more than two dozen children Denham pollen hats hard to hear about how those kids think you very much Jennifer.

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