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Egypt condemns terrorist bombing of Baghdad mosque

Ahram Online , Saturday 22 Jun 2019
Police tape cordon is seen at the site of a bomb attack at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in the Baladiyat neighbourhood of Baghdad, Iraq June 21, 2019. REUTERS

Egypt strongly condemned a terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in El-Baladiyat district in the eastern part of the capital Baghdad on Friday, said the Egyptian foreign ministry in a statement today. 

The attack resulted in the death and injury of a number of people.

“The Egyptian government and its people stand with Iraq’s government and people in the fight against all forms of terrorism and extremism," the statement said.

Egypt expressed its condolences to the families of victims, extending wishes for the speedy recovery of the injured.


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