Egypt's Al-Azhar condemns Tunisia's bombings

Cherine Abdel Azim , Thursday 27 Jun 2019

A police officer killed, eight people wounded in 2 deadly suicide bombings in Tunis.

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, condemned the two suicide bombings that targeted security forces in the Tunisian capital on Thursday. The attack left one officer killed and 8 civilians wounded.


Al-Azhar asserted that the targeting and killing of civilians is a grievous sin which, all religions reject and curse its perpetrators.


It called for the need to unite sincere efforts to eliminate terrorism.


Al-Azhar also extended its sincere condolences to the Tunisian people and to the relatives of the deceased.


“May Allah grant the injured ones a speedy recovery and the world security and peace,” Al-Azhar said.


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