(USATODAY) – At least 115 people were killed when militants attacked a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region, state media reported.
At least 120 people were injured, the official MENA news agency reported. The local Islamic State affiliate appeared to be responsible, the Associated Press reported.
Police said extemists in four off-road vehicles bombed the mosque and fired on worshippers during a sermon at the al-Rawdah mosque in the town of Bir al-Abd, located 25 miles from the regional capital of el-Arish.
Advertisement - story continues below