A Horrific Massacre Just Occurred: 200 People Slaughtered By Islamic Terrorists

By Walid Shoebat

A horrific massacre just occurred in Egypt, with 200 people slaughtered by Islamic terrorists. Imagine that! Two hundred lives slaughtered. It is truly a horrific story and it is disturbing how these evil people see nothing to it in taking human life away. Here is the story, reported by Time Magazine:

Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 200 people in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists.

The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of Islam’s mystical movement, in the north Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, including the local affiliate of the Islamic State group, consider Sufis heretics because of their less literal interpretations of the faith.

The IS affiliate has been waging a stepped-up campaign of violence in northern Sinai for years and has claimed deadly bombings on churches in the capital, Cairo, and other cities, killing dozens of Christians. It also is believed to have been behind the 2016 downing of a Russian passenger jet that killed 226.

But this was the first major militant attack on a Muslim mosque and the startling bloodshed eclipsed any past attacks of its kind, even dating back to a previous Islamic militant insurgency in the 1990s.

The militants opened fire from four off-road vehicles on worshippers inside the mosque during the sermon, blocking off escape routes from the area by blowing up cars and leaving the burning wrecks blocking the roads, three police officers on the scene said.

Victims including some 130 wounded were rushed to local hospitals, they added, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to brief reporters.

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  • Shane Bass

    Me. Shoebat, do you think that this might have something to do with your previous articles and assessments based on biblically prophecy? What I mean is, could Erdogan have staged this as you believe like he did the coup to justify a future invasion into Egypt to protect the Sufi minority? Just asking your thoughts

    • susan

      The same thought crossed my mind after i read about the persecutions of sufi muslims. It makes me extremely sad to think that generations of men were just wiped out. Now who will care for their children? Their wives? God keeps count. Woe to them.

    • ChristianAmericanCrusader

      Great question, Shane. I certainly wouldn’t rule it as a very likely scenario based on knowing Erdogan’s past.

  • filomena seiffert

    I read in one Brazilian paper it was 234 dead. The governments are not fighting to exterminate them if they did it would not happen. If one lives with venomous serpents one will be bitten and killed by such serpents.

    • racarrera

      The death toll is over 300 now.

      • filomena seiffert

        Yes, it was done by 30 ISIS terrorists. The government over there needs to be serious about exterminating ISIS.Terrorists are paid by g governments, the same governments that trained and gave them weapons to destabilize the middle east countries.